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Memories of Willesden, High Road c1965

The first home I had with my wife and children in 1966 was one of those flats over the shops in the photo of Willesden high road until we got a tied Railway cottage, as I worked out of the Willesden Steam Locomotive Shed as a Fireman on British Rail.

I live in Australia but my great grandparents lived at 19 Leopold Rd Willesden. Apparently they were a railway family - my grandfather was Charles Holliss - his dad was John Holliss - other kids in the family were Annie George William Eric. I don't know if any of their relatives still live (...Read full memory)

I went to the John Kelly School from 1959 to 1962. Anyone remember me? Peter Burbage

I have fond memories of living in Willesden where I spent the first five years of my life until leaving London during the war years (1939 - 46). I remember in August 1939, dressed in grey shorts, school blazer and tie, being introduced to the headmistress of a kindergarten on Chamberlyne Road, but a week (...Read full memory)

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