Memories of Woodford Green

Born in Woodford Wells in 1946 and lived on the High Road a few doors away from The Travellers Friend and the Simmonds Art Shop where my good friend Roger Simmonds lived. We had a wonderful childhood, we shopped for sweets in The Milk Tray a small sweet and tea shop where later my mother worked for a Mrs Romain (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1939 at 28 St.Anthonys Avenue, off St.Barnabus Road. I remembered the Anderson shelter in our back garden only vaguely as I was evacuated to North Wales with Janet Jenkins, and Brenda Hart. After the war, I went to St.Marys Convent in Woodford Wells, and walked daily along the path that bordered the (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Woodford Bridge with my twin sister Jean, friends Norma Overton, Pat Ancona, Lyn, Norma, Gillian and Gloria Jenkinson, and Richard Cutmore. Happy memories of buying hot bread from Rackhams, taking a ride on my brother John's go-cart from The Billett across the road, down past the library (...Read full memory)

I, alongside four sisters, were were born at number 7 Keynsham Avenue. My grandfather owned the house before my parents. I attended Woodford Green Primary School with my younger sister from 1968 onwards. The names of the neighbours I remember were as follows, Edgar, Banfield, Pamenter, Brett, Miles, (...Read full memory)

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