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Memories of Willesden

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 spent most of my childhood years growing up in Cooper Road, Dollis Hill, London. Back in the late 1960's I always felt a strange and eerie atmosphere when I would walk into my parents house, once the front door was closed, I felt like I was in a tomb, even though my father always kept the house heated with paraffin (...Read full memory)

I used to live in Lechmere Road, the road opposite the library and went to Pound Lane Secondary Modern School. I had friends Mary Quilter, Jackie Mangan and others. Pamela Game and Peter Game. Have fond memories of Willesden and wonder whether anyone remembers me. My grandfather have an antique shop in Willesden High Road, which is no longer there, think it is maybe a clinic.

Does anyone remember the palmer family who lived in lechmere road from 1945 to 1966 when I left to get married.

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