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Memories of Wickford

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 of (...Read full memory)

I was born in the third house along in this picture, it was my grandparent's house and I was born in the living room 24/3/58. Many happy memories playing in the park at the end of the road.

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 my (...Read full memory)

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