Balham High Rd, SW12
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Added: 10 May 2018 09:53 GMT
|Post by Harriet : Plough Road, SW11|
Hi my name is Harriet my dad use to own the bakery on plough rd his name was Zac id really like to know if any one remembered him or has any stories and please if any one has any photos of him or the bakery would so much appreciated thanks for your time Harriet x
Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT
|Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8|
I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT
|Post by Christobel Warren-Jones: Hurley Road, SE11|
Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School
Gerry m lee
Added: 10 Feb 2018 17:39 GMT
|Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4|
I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.
Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT
|Post by KC Alexander: Priory Grove, SW8|
Lived in a two up two down until the age of 13.
Played on the bombsites (no health and safety then)
A Coal man Mr Bells lived in the road and kept his horse in a stable across the road from where he lived.
Fibre glass factory which made large figures etc for fairgrounds was down a mews which no longer exists.
Prefabs on the bend where Doreen, a friend of my mums lived with her two daughters.
Alan and Alex who?s mum and dad were also friends of my parents lived near the priory pub. the pub is now residential flats.
Alex was another boy who lived just a couple of doors along from me as was Colin.
The house was knocked down in 1964 and the site is now an adventure playground.
The only thing left I recognise is my old sycamore tree which grew in my garden which I could often be found climbing.
Never fell out of it !
Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT
|Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8|
I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al
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Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT
|Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V|
I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L
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Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT
|Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11|
There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n
Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT
|Post by peter hiller: Sancroft Street, SE11|
what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site
Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT
|Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11|
I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.
Added: 23 May 2018 04:40 GMT
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Added: 23 May 2018 04:20 GMT
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Added: 22 May 2018 23:30 GMT
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Added: 22 May 2018 23:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: West Brompton|
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Added: 22 May 2018 19:00 GMT
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