Other Memories from Leytonstone

My nan's dad had a shop just under Leabridge Road Bridge in the 1930s and 1940s, she said they sold toys and furniture, does anyone remember this shop?

Added 15 February 2010
A great place for everybody from picnickers to people going fishing or just out for a walk. I used to go there quite often especially in the summer. The boats were good fun and even in winter, it was a good birdwatching area. Does anyone remember opposite the road from the Ponds, a forested area which was hidden until you entered it, known as The 'Dirt Track'. This was a track where we used to ride bikes and have ...see more

Does anyone remember Mr Acorn at Bearmans.

I grew up in Leytonstone. Lost our home in Dyson Road from the bombing, and then moved to Forest Glade. Played in the Forest (and climbed the 'King and Queen tree' often) and rode my bike around Hollow Ponds - they were fun times. Went to Canterbury Primary School and then on to Connaught School for Girls. Does anyone have any photos of us at Copnnaught around 1953 - 1954? Miss Threadgold was my Form ...see more

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