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Memories of Streatham

I was born in 1951 and started life in 4 The Chase, Norbury. The whole family lived nearby. My father Sidney Hill attended the Modern School. He was born in 1922 and lived in 47 Briar Avenue. He told me that almost all of his school class at the Modern School died on RAF duty. Was it really that bad?

I lived on Fairmile Avenue and Credenhill Street. My first school was Furzedown Primary. In those days, we roamed all over Streatham, playing on Streatham Common, Tooting Bec Common, and all the little parks in between. As a teen, we stilled stayed close to home. My good friends were John Mills, Chris Walsh, and Ken (...Read full memory)

I remember in the early 60's walking up Streatham Vale at 11:00 pm several nights per week after visiting my, then girl friend who lived in Farmhouse Road. Sometimes I had to run to ensure that I could the last train to London Bridge. Ha, happy days.

I went out with Robin hanson who lived on Babington road. we met at the ice rink my first serious relationship in 1962 we were both 16 he may have been slightly older. we went and saw the rollING Stones at Streatham locarno. we split up and got back together just as he emigrated to America we kept in touch for a couple of years after (...Read full memory)

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