Memories

686 memories found. Showing results 471 to 480.

Growing Up

I was born on the 24th of July 1929 above a shop next to a pub called the Rose of Denmark, in Hotwells, Bristol, very convenient for Father to wet his whistle and my head at the same time. Father was born in 1893, Mother in 1895. They ...Read more

A memory of Bristol in 1930 by Arthur Cottrell

Growing Up

added yesterday my memories of growing up in Ferhurst go back to the 30's & 40's. I was born in one of the small cottages on the edge of the green in 1932 My parents were Victor and Harriet Larbey & I had 2 sisters Pat & ...Read more

A memory of Fernhurst in 1930 by George Larbey

Off To School I Go!!

It’s so strange that you can remember so many things from early childhood, all those years ago! And it still feels clear as if it was yesterday and they bubble up into your brain after lying there undisturbed in the ...Read more

A memory of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1930 by David Hinge

Pre War Woolwich And Shooter's Hill

As a very young lad I lived on Ankerdine Crescent on Shooter's Hill, but Mum frequently took me down to Woolwich for shopping on the market. I can clearly remember a butcher's stall close to Powis Street where ...Read more

A memory of Woolwich in 1930 by Barry W J Chandler

Precious Memories

My mum Jane Deal was born in West Ham on the 7thJune 1926 and later moved to East Ham 185 Central Park Road on the corner with Ladysmith Avenue. She lived there with her parents Jane and Arthur Deal. and her brothers Arthur and ...Read more

A memory of East Ham in 1930 by Gillian Barnes

River Side Living

As a child who was born in 1924 I lived with my family (name of Rogers) just down stream of the bridge I attended the "Blue School"and St.Lukes Church as did all my Brothers and Sisters climbing the 100 or more steps past ...Read more

A memory of Ironbridge in 1930 by Ethel Jones

Some Childhood Years In Sorbie 1932 T0 1937

The family moved from Reay in Caithness to Sorbie in 1932 - I was 2 years old and had a sister who was 12 years old and a brother, 10 years old, so there was a huge difference in ages and I was brought up ...Read more

A memory of Sorbie in 1930 by Fionn Young

Southfield Housr

I first came to Southfield House shortly after I was born in Falkirk in 1935 with my mother & father - Dorothy & Robert Barr. We lived there until I was 15 years. My brother Robin and sister Katie came along after me. To ...Read more

A memory of Slamannan in 1930 by Patricia Garwasiuk

Springhead Terrace

I was born at number 11, and was told I did not open my eyes, so Mrs Tyreman baptized me. She had changed from Methodist to Catholic when she married her husband who was a tailor. When the priest came the next morning and blessed ...Read more

A memory of Loftus in 1930 by Joseph Lavelle

The Long Long Walk

My memory of Owslebury goes back to the hot summer of 1937. I lived in Bishopstoke at that time, being a lad of nine years old. My father had just bought our first car, not a posh one and looking back I doubt if it would pass ...Read more

A memory of Owslebury in 1930 by Frederick Cannock