Memories of Wickford

I just found the Ramsden Bellhouse site and wrote in the guest book. My memories of Wickford are shopping there, watching cricket, catching the bus. I worked in London and more than once getting off the train in Wickford I would take the bus in thick fog with the conductor walking in front . After (...Read full memory)

The Blue Lagoon at Battlesbridge was a very small nightclub. I worked there on a Saturday evening as a waiter in the restaurant. The other waiter was Bernie Wright, and we were both students at Southend Catering College. The kitchen was run by one of the lecturers at the College whose name I forget. I remember (...Read full memory)

I remember the man who used to paint lead soldiers, he lived in that tiny little 'bungalow in Irvon Hill! A couple of years ago it got burnt down and now there's a new home been built there? Do you remember the Nursery opposite whereby there was an old man who would often give us kids loads (...Read full memory)

My name is Kevin Mears, I lived in Wickford from my birth in 1958 until I got married in 1980. I shall describe my memories of Wickford in the 1960s and 1970s as a couple of walks around the Wickford area. This walk starts where the Southend Road joins the High Street I start (...Read full memory)

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