Acknowledging Family - a Memory of Pitsea.
My father and auntie grew up in Pitsea at "St Ivels", Station Lane. My grandparents were John and Priscilla Gibbs and they were shopkeepers. My grandmother died in 1940 and my grandfather died the following year.... both are buried in St Michael's Church.
I've heard wonderful stories about the area from my Dad whilst he was alive.
I was wondering if there was anyone out there that remembered the "Gibbs Thrifty Store" in Station Lane.
A memory shared by on Mar 23rd, 2011.
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