Memories of Walthamstow

As a schoolboy living in Chingford from 1956 to 1964 I spent many hours gazing through the window of Jobstocks, the army surplus store in Walthamstow. Surprising how much junk one could acquire for half a crown ! Wonderful carefree sunny days when every available spare hour would be spent in Epping Forest. At that time we (...Read full memory)

I lived in st john's road and went to school at chapel end 1953 to 1960 had a friend with same name as mine her parents had a shoo shop be nice to see her again

From a very young age I have cherished memories of visits and sleepovers at the big old Victorian-era home belonging to my grandparents in Ringwood Road, E17. The cosiness of it is hard to replace these days. We would sleep in my grandparents' big old bed in the main large bedroom. The home never had a bathroom (...Read full memory)

In answer to your question. "Do you know who owned the veg stall outside of Manzies pie & mash shop": I was a barrow boy that worked on the stall in the late 1960s. The stall was owned by Anita Blaunchflower who was the sister of the footballer Danny. She would get me and my mate tickets to go to (...Read full memory)

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