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Ilford, Ilford Lane 1948
Memories of Ilford
any one remember the the time when Mr Night ran the pool and Mrs Night was in the office We would buy our season tickets on April the first and did one width just say we had been in.so many happy hours spent there with friends only leaving when it was time to close. getting old now and love to remember the old times anyone still out there?
I was 19 when the fire happened and engaged to be marred my wife to be Joan and I would spend hours in the store mostly looking at the furniture we could not afford ( but one could dream) we lived at Barkingside and could see the smoke rising from there. almost in tears at the waste of all that great furniture. any friends still around from that time? went to Dane 51 -55 ish
this is a strange but true story and I hope that one day I can meet the family of the above man. Arthur Warrington was born in the village i believe, he went to war in the first world war and also returned after the conflicts were over, he was my wife's father, however we are told to never trace (...Read full memory)
If anyone is interested in the history of Harrison Gibson's late 50's early 60's I may be able to help with a few names etc, Alan Macer