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Memories of Upminster

I remember this cafe on the corner opposite The Bell pub and in front of what was, or became, the National Westminster Bank. They sold Glojoy lollies - the best flavour being spearmint which 'creaked' when you bit into them! I remember all the shops shown in the Frith Collection of Upminster and (...Read full memory)

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)

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