South Chingford, Memorial Recreation Ground c.1955

Memories of South Chingford

My memories of Albert Crescent are going to Freeman Hardy Willis, the shoe shop on the corner of Hall Lane, with my mother and sister. Also of going to the greengrocer shop on Albert Crescent, I think it was called Cherrys. I remember the lovely rows of fruit in the middle and the veg on the right. (...Read full memory)

I lived in Chingford from 1939, when I was born, to 1960 when I left to get married, and moved to Rayleigh, Essex. I remember the war years, and going down the shelter at Chingford Mt. when the siren went off. I used to go to Normanhurst School in N. Chingford, and we had to (...Read full memory)

I was born in March 1939 and lived in South Chingford 1939-66.  Frances Road 1940-47 and Underwood Road (Ropers Farm Estate) 1947-66. I loved Chingford and still do.  I regularly visit Chingford and was there only yesterday 15.07.08.  I still have a cousin in Chingford and I am sadly selling my late (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1939 in the Chingford Mount Hospital. My late father Sam Shapiro (later Shepherd) owned the business Chingford Mount Radio near the corner of Chingford Mount and Larkswood road next door to one of the wartime British Restaurants established in a community or church hall at the corner of (...Read full memory)

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