Rye Hill Park Prefabs - a Memory of Peckham.

hi, as a child I lived in the prefabs on Rye Hill Park, now flats. I remember the Rossi ice cream horse and cart that used to stop at the bottom of the hill and lemon ice was my favourite. The park was our playground and my brother fell in the stream on numerous occasions, much to my mum’s horror. We had a white westie called Snowy who used to chase the postman.

The prefabs were lovely and everybody in our little close was very friendly. I remember the street party we had in 1953 for the Coronation.

My parents names were Grace and George Evans and my brother was Eddy and I am Carol. Our immediate neighbours were Vi and Ernie Fletcher and they had 2 sons Brian and Alan. Mr and Mrs Banhan and their daughter Pat, mr and Mrs Parker and son Peter, Mrs Saunders, mr and Mrs Hobday and their son Ronnie.

I lived there from 1947 to 1954 and have wonderful memories and wondered if anyone else remembers the prefabs and our little community.

Carol Latter (was evans)


A memory shared by caz44 on Feb 17th, 2019.
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