Battersea, Horse Bus c.1900

Memories of Battersea


Hi All - born during the war in Oxford 1944 at Chippinghurst Manor - requisioned as a maternity home - raised in the 50s 60s & 70s at 50 Bolingbroke Grove SW11 and went to Belleville JBs school and Sir Walter St Johns Battersea High St. Great to see the photos of the Granada etc. Presently living in Canada, but haven't forgotten my roots. Any other Sinjuns around??

Hi, My beloved Dad who sadly passed away in the Summer was born in Grant Road .He I also lived in Harbut Road and Lyford Road .His home in Harbut Road and Lyford Road are still there .He attended Plough Road School in the mid 1930s .Over the past couple of years I've been helping him look into his (...Read full memory)

I was born in Battersea in 1939. We lived at various addesses. There were five of us. I was the youngest and my eldest brother Charles was born in 1930 in Victoria Dwellings. I went to William Blake Secondary Modern School. Our last address before I got married and moved out of London was 89 Surrey Lane. I (...Read full memory)

I've got no personal memories of Battersea, except for visits to the fair, but my ancestors lived there throughout the last half of the 19th century until at least 1933. They all lived at various houses on Belfour Street and Everett Street, and I'd be interested in hearing from anyone who lived on those (...Read full memory)

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