Memories of Finchley

I lived at 8 Avondale Road from 1953 until 1959 and like many others spent loads of happy summer days with my friends at the Finchley Pool. During the winter we would go nearly every night to the indoor pool in Squiers Lane. I attended Mannoreside School, also in Squiers Lane and was in the primary school football team (...Read full memory)

I lived in finchley in the 50`s and 60`s and my dad owned Daves snack bar which was next to St Mary`s School. In this pcture i can see the snack bar and im pretty sure my father is in the picture although it is the back of him . Good memories

This photo brings back the - what seemed - endless summer days of the 50's and 60's when we would go with our togs and sandwiches (probably jam) in the care of an older friend and queue for tickets for the day. Our parents sometimes were working or didn't like to go because of the noise and excitement of the children. We were (...Read full memory)

I was brought up in Finchley from the time I was born in 1968 to when we left in 1984 and I have very many happy memories.  We lived at 5 North Crescent and I remember the parade of shops between the two entrances to the road - with Mrs King the chemist, Mrs Thomas who owned the sweetshop (she sold sweets in big (...Read full memory)

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