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Caption for Burnt Oak, Edgware Road C1955: This view has hardly changed in forty-five years. The buildings are almost an oasis amongst giant office blocks, car sales lots, and showrooms.

Memories of Burnt Oak, Edgware Road c1955

I remember Sister Catherine, headteacher, and her nieces at St James; we were all frightened of Kate, as we called her. Her nieces used to throw books and rubbers and also hit us on the knuckles with rulers. I also remember the dreaded strap. I also remember there were three of us in the class named Sheila. There (...Read full memory)

The busses we used to go anywhere we couldn't walk. This part of the broadway looks like where the barbers was and cheap jacks where we all bought hoola hoops in the craze.

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