Born At 9 High Road - a Memory of East Finchley.


I was born next to the United Dairies and the tube station. At night I could hear the horses in the stables and the trains arriving and leaving at the train station. There were also steam trains that worked the siding from time to time. I used to keep lists of the buses that went by: 617, 517,143, 609..... I went to Holy Trinty for a few years. I left East Finchley in 1954 when my family immigrated to the US. Thanks for the memory. The strongest memories are of Cherry Tree Woods and the winding paths, tennis courts, and tea house.


A memory shared by Barrie Barrell on May 23rd, 2010.
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