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Memories of Upminster

I was born at 1,The Crescent, Cranham in 1956. The house was a small Victorian one with a large back garden and orchard which had a tiny run down Gazebo in it, the orchard backed onto the "Brickies", where we used to make clay bowls and have mud fights. The Crescent was a dusty pebbled road. I went to the Bell school in Upminster until I was 7 when we moved to Ingrave. Happy times.

I lived in Norfolk Road, Upminster Bridge and knew Eddie at the greengrocers, I remember he used to wear a leather jacket in light tan and was a smashing chap. I was born in Norfolk Road in 1946

So many memories of Upminster in growing up, thankfully my memory is still intact. Wonder how many people remember the following, Silver Horn sold the most delicious ice cream in Corbets Tey Road. Unigate dairy was at the back of the now Rooms furniture store, with the milk dispenser machine in Station Road selling (...Read full memory)

I lived near Upminster Bridge from 1947 to 1967, I went to Cedar Avenue Primary School, I remember the headmaster was Mr Ford. Also recall Mr Duffield, and Mr Jenkins. I have happy memories of playing in the park, seemed so huge then! I have vague memories of my Mum taking me to a lake behind Swan Libraries in St Mary's (...Read full memory)

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