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Granny's Memories

This is a page for personal memories.

Click on the images to download a pdf and find out more. To make things easier for those using a phone, I am now creating separate pages, so, as an alternative to accessing the pdf, you can just click on the title to be taken to a new page. At the moment, this only works for those with fewer pictures (those that are underlined) but gradually, I will include this option for as many as I can. It may be that there will be more pictures in the pdf versions.

Christmas Tree

Memories of Christmas. For the stories of some of the tree decorations see the Granny's Treasures page.

Me in a high chair

Memories of the food that we ate.

Me in school uniform 15 March 1961

Memories of my infants' school. Some names have been redacted for privacy reasons.

Memories of Sundridge Road

28 Sundridge Road

Memories of the home where I was born.

Snow in December 1962
Me raking up leaves 16 November 1958

Memories of Addiscombe in Surrey, now part of Greater London, where I was born and spent the first seven years of my life.

Memories of housework tasks. The picture was taken on 16 November 1958.

1968 outside Firsby Avenue

Memories of Shirley, Surrey, where I lived in the 1960s and 1970s.

3 Parkfields

Memories of Parkfields, Shirley, Surrey, where I lived from 1969 until I left home.

February 1971.

How we used to keep clean and healthy.

41 Green End Street

Memories of Green End Street, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire where I lived from 1982-1986.

Clothes Memories

Me in a party dress 1963

Memories of the clothes we wore.

Memories of my Toys

Me with a doll 1959

Memories of my favourite toys and games. Stories of my parents' toys will be on the Granny's Treasures page.

Memories of Firsby Avenue

57 Firsby Avenue

Memories of my 'forever' childhood home in Shirley, Surrey , where I lived from 1963-1969.

31 Cross Street 1978

Memories of Cross Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight; the first home that I owned and where I lived from 1978-1982.

194b Bus

Memories of Croydon, Surrey. The 'big town' of my childhood and teenaged years in the 1960s and 1970s.

School Photo

Memories of my time at Benson Junior School in Shirley. Names have been redacted for privacy reasons.

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