Balham, And Clapham Composite c.1965

Memories of Balham


My Great Aunt Alice Yates bought a house here at the end of the 1890s. It may have been newly built then. It is I believe still standing but whether it is still called Harts Hill House is another matter. It was named after her parent's house in Harts Hill, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire which (...Read full memory)

My mother June grew up in Balham & she lived above her parents shop Bedford Hill stores. It was on Bedford Hill and backed onto Hildreth Street market. Her father was David Glicksman. I would love to locate any photos of the store or any memories.

I lived on Balham Grove between 1954 and 1964. Looking for my best friend Rosemary Cunningham also lived on Balham Grove in a 2-storey house on the opposite side of the road. We had a lot of fun playing together with Lynn Frame and Robert Jacobs mostly in the street. We all use to go together to the Odean Cinema (...Read full memory)

I lived in Balham on Carminia Road from 1940 to 1948 and then moved to Slough. I remember the V1 and V2 attacks towards the end of the war and the gas masks us kids carried around with us all the time. On Bedford Hill I remember the motorcycle shop, the ironmongers and the Covered-in Market which I always thought was the " (...Read full memory)

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