Memories of Wickford, High Street c1955

I lived in Wickford until 1963. My sisters and I would walk down London Road to the high street, first stopping at the little sweet shop and then looking into the windows of Prentice. I got my first 2 wheeler there in 1954. We would go the pictures in what later became Woolworths, the site of my first Saturday job. The (...Read full memory)

I remember going to the Gospel Hall to Mr & Mrs Potts and family every Sunday afternoon from Woolshots. We used to have magic lantern shows and sometimes if we were good we got tea and bread and jam. I think we were sent to get out of Mum & Dad's hair for a while. Dad used to work in the greengrocers on the corner. (...Read full memory)

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