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12 memories found. Showing results 1 to 5.

Will It Be Open?

My family moved from Bermondsey, where we shared my grandad's house, to Enfield, where Mum and Dad had managed to buy their own house (for £2,000) in 1960. It was some years before Dad could afford driving lessons and then a car. We ...Read more

A memory of London in 1966 by Carol Fisher

Forest Hill

My memory of Forest Hill, London, is Horniman's Museum and Horniman's Park. The museum had a wonderful, huge clock. We lived in Forest Hill from about 1952 or 53 to about 1961, I think. Someone held a fancy dress Coronation party for ...Read more

A memory of London by Marion Del Favero


I was evacuated from London to Oxford with Burlington School on 1st September 1939. At first we had our lessons in the old Milham Ford School premises but after a few weeks transferred to the new school in Marston where we shared the ...Read more

A memory of Oxford in 1940 by Sheila Kent

Halcyon Days!

I was born in a newly built house in Laurel Avenue - and was told whilst being built my mum and dad had gotten to choose which one they wanted!  The midwife who delivered me was Miss Reece, who I believe lived in Wickford until she ...Read more

A memory of Wickford in 1955 by Lnda Golding

Hope And Anchor Inn

My first visit to South Devon was in 1950 as a teenager. We lived in London but my parents had discovered Salcombe and a boarding house in Devon Road and that is where we spent several consecutive summer holidays. From ...Read more

A memory of Hope Cove by David Roberts