Battersea, Horse Bus c.1900

Memories of Battersea


Hello, My family originated from east London (mainly Dagenham), but our branch 'emigrated to Battersea in 1964. Our first address was 22 Morella Road, right opposite Wandsworth common. I went to Honeywell junior school, in Honeywell Road. The teachers I remember from there were Mr. Gordon Bennett (truly !) (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Doddington Road and went to Chesterton Road school until 1967. All the old houses in Doddington Road and surrounding streets were then demolished for the big estate of flats that now sits there. We moved up to Victoria Rise on the Cedars estate. I then went to Wix Lane until 1970 before (...Read full memory)

Me and my brother Ken lived at number 36 Mendip Road and went to Eltringham Street School. We would love to hear from anybody who lived in the street and Mendip Crescent. We still live in Battersea and Wandsworth and would especially like to hear from Jimmy Maloney, John Stannard and David Rees. Anybody (...Read full memory)

Does anyone remember the off lience next to the Winstanley Arms pub in Winstanley Rd please? My nan ran it and I was born there. I can remember a bakers/dairy opposite it. My nan moved there during the war and was there up to about 1960. I went back to see the place and was so disappointed to see it all gone and (...Read full memory)

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