St Joseph RC Junior School
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The Green family
Added: 17 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
|Post by The Green family: Rackham Street, W10|
We lived at no 6 Rackham street until we were bombed out during the war.My father was Thomas Green and mother Hilda(Hall). It had a sweet shop and a Catholic church at the end of the road.
Added: 14 Jun 2018 15:38 GMT
|Post by SHEILA BROWNE: Disraeli Road, NW10|
My Mum was born in Disraeli Road.
Added: 29 May 2018 12:39 GMT
|Post by Susan Dunmore: Gas Light and Coke Company|
my brother remembers going to the Gas Light and Coke Company in Ladbrooke Grove on a Saturday morning with empty coal sacks to buy bags of coke taking an pram.
Added: 27 May 2018 13:45 GMT
|Post by pamela foster: Kensal Rise Library|
The library was closed several years ago as part of brent councils cutbacks, it is supposed to open soon run by volunteers.
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT
|Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10|
Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!
Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT
|Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12|
I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT
|Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10|
In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.
I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.
Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.
I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.
Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT
|Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10|
i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT
|Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9|
I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT
|Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7|
I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT
|Post by Ron: Colindale|
The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT
|Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10|
My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.
Added: 4 Sep 2017 15:55 GMT
|Post by Patricia Neafsey: Fishers Lane, W4|
My ancestors (Dady) lived in Myrtle Cottage, Fishers Lane in 1900 or so. Do you have any information? Was it associated with a manor house?
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT
|Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory|
The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.
Added: 24 Jun 2018 00:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill|
Voices of the People’s March: ’We have been sold a lie’
People from all over the UK gathered in London to join the anti-Brexit rally and air their views on leaving the EU Related: Huge anti-Brexit demonstration throngs central London Continue reading...
Added: 24 Jun 2018 00:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central|
Mum finds out she is pregnant while having cancer treatment
A woman found out she was pregnant while receiving cancer treatment was forced to have chemotherapy while her baby was still growing.
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