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Memories of Ickenham, Church of St Giles c1965

My son was christened in this lovely church in 1991. I was married in a lovely old church, St. Marys, when I lived nearby in Northolt and was pleased to find another lovely old church in Ickenham, when I moved here in 1989. The church is well used, in many ways, by people who live in Ickenham. (...Read full memory)

We lived in a charming little bungalow in, I think it was called, Parkfield Avenue, a little cul-de-sac with a footpath that led to a golf course. Going out of the cul-de-sac the other way and then going right towards Swakeleys Road. We used to go shopping there. Good well known individual shops, David Griegs I (...Read full memory)

We moved to Ickenham in early 1960s and attended the parish church of St Giles. It is a very old church, once belonging to the estate of Swakeleys House, and is on the corner of a very busy T junction, but when inside it is very quiet and peaceful with memorials to the Vyners family on the walls. I sang in the choir on (...Read full memory)

Must have been 1962 when I was confirmed at St Giles. We have an old super 8 film of us coming out of church, boys smartly dressed, girls veiled, some wore uniforms. We had had confirmation classes before with a young padre - wish I could remember names - he liked baked beans and had a dog! I invited one friend, Janet (...Read full memory)

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