Memories of Burnt Oak, c1955

Hello I attended all three of those schools at some point, I remember attending St Annunciation first as a junior. The playground was divided into two by a very low brick divider. Half for boys and half for girls. I took a 52 bus from Preston road and then another bus somewhere near Kingsbury and got off at Burnt Oak Station. This (...Read full memory)

My Mum Jean worked in Watling Ave for many years - Hairdressing. She started work in The Don around 1956. This used to be opp the station. She left and worked at Gala and then had the shop in he name for a while and it then became Bartons. I was also a hairdresser in that shop up until abt 1978 (...Read full memory)

I was born in Barnfield Road 1945. Irene Postance and my brother Peter who was 3 years older. We went to Annunciation school, St Thomas's and St James. I was so scared of the Walsh sisters who taught at St James. Especially Vera! I do not think they were qualified at all just relations of Kate! Many happy memories of Burnt (...Read full memory)

Edgware Middlesex, the cradle of my childhood,and Burnt Oak is where I went with Mummy as a special treat , we used to go into Lyons corner house for a nice cup of tea and a small treat, and it seems like only yesterday the whole family went into the coop shop to purchase an ironing board, I recall how we all stood around it in (...Read full memory)

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