Memories of Wickford, London Road c1960

This is the corner of Wickford High Street/London Road, so called due to the well known family known by the name as Halls, they were shopholders, and supplied pet foods and some farm produce. They also had another shop in the High Street which was an Ironmonges, which was an old house converted into a shop, and i remember as a (...Read full memory)

Just along from Halls corner past the police station on your right are two shops. One was a sweet shop run by my great grandparents - Orrock. This must have been in the 1940s as I remember my mother telling me about it. My great-grandfather died before I was born but I remember my great-grandmother as she lived to a ripe old (...Read full memory)

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