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Title Author Received
Tottenham Outrage 1909 Barry Ryder 28 Apr 2015
Never judge a book... Keith Nichols 27 Apr 2015
A Mother's Heartbreak Alan Miles 6-Oct-2013
Abraham, Martin & John Alan Miles 9-Feb-2014
Arnold Parsons - A Wrestler from Walthamstow Alan Parsons 26-Dec-2013
Bomber Pilots Alan Miles 12-Nov-2014
Buttons Alan Miles 23-Oct-2012
Confessions of a Wanker - Chap.1 to 15 Alan Wills 23-Mar-2014
Dead End Street Alan Miles 29-Sep-2013
For Gallantry We Also Serve Alan Miles 5 Dec 2013
Growing up in Walthamstow Stephen (Paul) Taylor 29-Mar-2015
I'll put a spell on you Alan Miles 30-Jul-2013
Icey In The Sun Alan Miles 28-Feb-2013
Lazy Sunday Afternoon Alan Miles 27-May-2013
Fox On The Run Alan Miles 22-Nov-2014
Living in the Love of the Common People Alan Miles 20-Oct-2013
Mack The Knife Alan Miles 30-Nov-2013
More on World War 2 Bombing Alan Miles 6-Aug-2013
Not Fade Away Alan Miles 20-Feb-2014
Oh I aint half prad of my ol’ Mum Alan Miles 25-Jun-2014
Oh what a night! (The Stones) Alan Miles 30-Oct-2012
Once Upon A Time In Walthamstow P.1 - M m my g g generation Alan Miles 8-Mar-2014
Once Upon A Time In Walthamstow P.2 - Doggey Poo Park Alan Miles 18-Mar-2014
Once Upon A Time In Walthamstow P.3 - Oh Micky you’re so Fine Alan Miles 5-Apr-2014
Only The Lonely Alan Miles 2-Feb-2013
Police Police Me Alan Miles 23-Dec-2012
Pretty thing Alan Miles 31-Dec-2012
Remembering Eliza Richards Alan Miles 30-Oct-2013
Rupert The Bear Alan Miles 8-Apr-2013
Sam: You Know Where I Am Alan Miles 29-Sep-2013
War is over... if you want it Alan Miles 30-Nov-2013
Sex n Drugs n Rock n Roll Alan Miles 25-Jul-2013
Sound of Silence Alan Miles 23-Nov-2013
The Girl in White Alan Miles 6-Aug-2013
The Last Time (The Stones) Alan Miles 24-Nov-2012
The Merseys Alan Miles 2-Feb-2013
They are ever in our thoughts Alan Miles 11-Jan 2014
Those were the days Alan Miles 18-Feb-2013
Walstock 1 Alan Miles 11-Jan-2014
Walstock 2 - Our children were fair Alan Miles 19-Jan-2014
Walstock 3 - A Hole in My Flares Alan Miles 25-Jan-2014
Walstock 4 - Something In the Hair Alan Miles 25-Jan-2014
We'll Meet Again... Alan Miles 25-Jul-2013
When The Sun Sets We Shall Remember Them Alan Miles 15-Sep-2013
Zeppelins over Leyton Alan Miles 29-Aug-2013
Sasha and Dickin Medal Alan Miles 30-Apr-2014
Wenke Bombs on Walthamstow Alan Miles 18-Dec-2013
“Whiter Shade of Pale” Alan Miles 20-Jan-2014
(Almost) a biography of Daniel's Grandfather Daniel J Quinn 20-May-2009
10A Maynard Road Valerie Brown 29-Sep-2009
A brief visit... in 2012 Michael Gilbey 3-Dec-2012
A few memories Michael Gilbey 16-10-2010
A few more memories Laura Forrester 22-Feb-2010
A first collection of youth memories Tony Freshwater 9-Oct-2009
An Xmas Story of our times Bill Bayliss 15-Dec-2011
Centenary London Buses Lindsay Collier 5-Aug-2014
Childhood in the 50s and 60s in Walthamstow Carol Ledger 1-Oct-2011
Childhood recollections from an ex-pat living in Canada Les Cole 2-Mar-2001
Childhood recollections starting with Lloyd Park Keith Luscombe 23-Jun-2001
Detailed recollection of schooldays and beyond Eric Carrington Smith 13-feb-2002
Early School Days Sally Passmore
Essex Boy (1949-1959) on Walthamstow-Rainham schooldays and beyond Barrie Stevens
Family life in Walthamstow Jean Robinson (née Rooke)
Greenleaf Road Schooldays Colin Doman 22-Feb-2015
High Street Pictures Jane Leftwich 22-Apr-2014
Life at Priory Court – Part 1 Bill Bayliss 14-Feb-2011
Life at Priory Court – Part 2 Bill Bayliss 15-Feb-2011
Life during the blitz Marjorie Pryor née Collins
Lodge family in Walthamstow Brian Lodge
Memories of a couple, both born at Thorpe Coombe Pam and Jim Laing
Memories of High St-Willow Walk Sally Passmore 15-Feb-2012
Memories of High St-Willow Walk - Part 2 Sally Passmore 20-Nov-2012
Memories of Millfield Bill Kibby-Johnson
Memories of Priory Court 1949-1959 Marion Cunningham
Memories of Ten Pound Pom Len Hall
Middle & later School Days Sally Passmore
My account of the 2011 Gathering Daniel J Quinn
My childhood and adolescence in Walthamstow John Knowles
My childhood and adolescence in Walthamstow John Newell
My memories of Achille Serre Michael Gilbey
My personal account of the 2011 Gathering Pam Ray
My recollection of childhood in the borough Sylvia Baigent (née Bass)
My recollections of Walthamstow Neil Watling
My Story Florrie Morriss
My Walthamstow Memories Mary Connaughton
No.6 Essex Grove (facing The Essex Arms public house) Rodney Silk
Our War Memories Len Hall
In Memory of Pat Quinn Jones Lynn Jones
Photograph of class group at St. Mary's RC Primary School Paul Gandolfi
Photographs from St. Mary's Infant School and more John Newell
Photographs of childhood Betty Roberts
Larkswood Pool Photos - 1955/66 Barry Ryder
Avenue's Last FA Cup Run Barry Ryder
Walthamstow Building Society Gardens p.1 Keith Nichols
Walthamstow Building Society Gardens p.2 Keith Nichols
Picture Gallery: photos & WW1 cartoons Barrie Stevens
Pictures of Walthasmtow... and a 1934 Rover 12 Jim Paling
Pictures of chilhood in Walthamstow Maureen Sawkins
Pictures of Walthamstow in the 70s/80s Dave Tootill
Poignant recollection of the war years and beyond Christine Webster
Post war memories and pictures of childhood at grandmother's house Roy Good
Post war Walthamstow and the story of Len Colgan, butcher Jeanette Colgan
Recollections and photographs of Tower Stables and her family Tas Richardson
Recollections from an ex-pat in Australia Barbara Warren (née Coveney)
Recollections of the High Street ' Don't Squeeze Me 'til I'm Yours' Robert Neville
Recollections of Walthamstow Helen Watson
Reginald King: a hobby photographer Sue Powell
Shop Parlour Tales - a Walthamstow Childhood Joan Bigby (née Simmonds)
Short bio notes of Daniel's father Daniel J Quinn
Short recollection of childhood Sue Stott (née Attfield)
Some pictures of Walthamstow from my personal album Steve Goodall
Tales of old Walthamstow - Part 1 John K Wisker
The Beaucrees Tony Tutton
The Fryer/Stevens family path Barrie Stevens
The Horners & Albion Rd Peter Brook
The Rolling Stones at Leyton Baths - 1963 Alan Miles 21-Oct-2012
Tony's personal memories Tony Deuters
V1 bomb on Hoe St, 1944 Maureen Hemming née Head
Wooden Cooling Towers Barry Ryder
Walthamstow: What Do I Remember? Stephen Read
War memories on School Camps Bill Bayliss 26 Aug 2012
When I started reading the emails I was young again Eddie Wybrow 20-Jun-2008
When I started reading the emails... (Part 2) Eddie Wybrow 21-Dec-2010

"Spooky Corner" [Top of Page]

Title Author Notes
Gangsters: Alcopone’s Guns Don’t Argue Alan Miles 8-Apr-2013
Gangsters: Don't Call Me Scarface Alan Miles 16-Feb-2013
Gangsters: Watcha gonna do about it Alan Miles 16-Feb-2013
Gangsters: Whiter Shade of Pale Alan Miles 19-Jan-2014
Spooks Corner Alan Miles 27-Mar-2013
The Witch of The Village Alan Miles 6-Aug-2013

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