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Researching for George family tree by Hazel Booker (Member 10267588) on 12-Mar-2016
Does anybody have any information for the George family who lived in Southall? Would love to find out more information for my family tree research.   
  • Re: Researching for George family tree by barbara & alan peachey (Member 10093440) on 14-Mar-2016
    my brother was friends with Brian George who lived on the Havelock Estate

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Researching for Timberlake family tree by Hazel Booker (Member 10267588) on 12-Mar-2016
Does anybody have any information for the Timberlakes who lived in Heston? Would love to find out more information for my family tree research.   
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I am descendant o Fred ginger Knudsen juxta greensted by jean teresa smith (Member 10303767) on 4-Mar-2016
My uncle Fred ginger Knudsen and wife Maude are buried in Viking church Greenstead near ongar,my gran was Annie Ginger,
I have only just discovered we are Vikings.
Fred lived in tudor house was gardiner for Kennedys in big house spent my childhood there,
At present still in australia,coming home asp.
Would anyone know Uncle Fred,he used to take us to the Viking church,but I never knew we were... more >>
  
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hortus road by Jaspal (Member 10302559) on 3-Mar-2016
Hi, would love to hear from some past residents of Hortus Road, and local area any info on a Mr G . Lowe? owner of Hortus House built 1880's? that later became hortus road after it was demolishe in early 1900's??   
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Tracing Family History Mr. Mrs. M.J. K. Neville by Dave (Member 10303691) on 28-Feb-2016
Hi All
My Father used to live at 607 Whitton Avenue (not too far away from Southall), whee he grew up with his twin sisters.

Between about 1964 - 1966 my parents presumably lived somewhere in Southall as some of the photos of me when I was very young are titled on the back as "Southall"
Does anyone remember them and where they used to live, if it was in S... more >>
  
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The lady Margaret pub lady Margaret road by Laurence Maguire (Member 10252107) on 17-Feb-2016
My father Fred Maguire was the landlord of the lady Margaret rom 1955 to 1973. We had live jazz music every night by the amazing jazz pianist Freddie Pride. People would queue at 7 pm to get a seat in the lounge bar, it was busy every night and was known throughout London   
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The lady Margaret pub lady Margaret road by Laurence Maguire (Member 10252107) on 17-Feb-2016
My father Fred Maguire was the landlord of the lady Margaret rom 1955 to 1973. We had live jazz music every night by the amazing jazz pianist Freddie Pride. People would queue at 7 pm to get a seat in the lounge bar, it was busy every night and was known throughout London   
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Ron Brewer Donkey Man by Rob Burden (Member 10302995) on 25-Jan-2016
Hi Folks,

I'm trying to find out more about Ron Brewers Family. Does anyone know when Ron Brewer Donkey Man died? He had a brother called Frank who was a bus driver. My Nan Molly had an affair with Frank around 1943, he was a bus driver and she was a conductress. I'd appreciate any information you can give me. Thanks
  
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Modern jazz at the White Hart Pub Tuesday Night by Gerald Ridley (Member 10301805) on 20-Oct-2015
Southall Rhythm club as it was then called in the early 50s'
A crowd of us were regular visitors on Tuesday night. Perhaps some of you might remember these names. Danny Drew, Lennie Chance, Gerry Ridley, Gary Chiswell, Billy Hill and Jack Stone.
Saw Tubby Hayes, Bert Courtney, Eddy Harvey and many other musicians there during the 50's, great time.
  
  • Re: Modern jazz at the White Hart Pub Tuesday Night by Tony Freer (Member 10259893) on 23-Oct-2015
    Did you ever see the Art Wood Combo there or have any details of any of their shows. Tony

  • Re: Modern jazz at the White Hart Pub Tuesday Night by Jaspal (Member 10302559) on 2-Jan-2016
    Hello, do you have any information about Hortus road? know any old residents? any information on Hortus House? now Hortus Road? I was born 1976 and live in Hortus Road. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

  • Re: Modern jazz at the White Hart Pub Tuesday Night by keith crook (Member 10303059) on 28-Jan-2016
    just joined. frequented the white hart often in the late 50s. chris barber, Lonnie, ottalie and pat halcox who I went to school with. don't know if anyone who reads this remembers me Keith Crook, sister Pat, last address Melrose Drive moved out in 1963.

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Tracing Family Tree by Patricia (Member 10300900) on 5-Jul-2015
Can anyone remember the O'Mahony family? They used to live in Lady Margaret Road, Southall, Middlesex.

The parents were Denis and Jean and they had 6 children, named John, Gary, Sonia, Angela, Teresa and Ellen. I believe one of the last 2 girls was killed in a road accident coming home from school one lunchtime, she would have been around 7 years old.

If anyone can remember them or knows o... more >>
  
  • Re: Tracing Family Tree by Gerald Ridley (Member 10301805) on 9-Oct-2015
    I had a friend Victor Mahoney who went to Southall Grammar School in the late 50's
    He was one of my many friends from those days which included, Danny Drew, Claude Humphries ,Tosh O.Shea Jack Stone, Gary [Sailor] Chiswell Lennie Chance and others

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Idwal and Marion James by Sue (Member 10299732) on 29-Mar-2015
I'm doing some research for a family and looking for information on Idwal and Marion James. They lived in 26 Osterley Park Road in the 1950's, then moved to 18 Havelock Court, Havelock Road in 1959. I know that Idwal passed away in 1978 at the age of 62. Any information about any of his family members still alive or passed away, his resting place or anything else anyone knows about the family w... more >>   
  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by Sue (Member 10299732) on 29-Mar-2015
    By the way Idwal was from Wales and was also known as Taffy.

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 31-Mar-2015
    Sue are you a member of Facebook? There is a FB page that may be able to help you it's called"Are you an old face from Southall".

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Apr-2015
    Yes, Sue, most of the people who used to use this site now use "Are You an Old Face from Southall" on Facebook. It is a closed group, but if you click to join, then one of us will allow you to join. It has many more members than this site plus lots of old photos etc and is really easy to navigate. If I can do it, anyone can!

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Apr-2015
    yes facebook people know Havelock rd and south of southll..southall green..street view free in google takes you along to the court etc....the burial cemetery 1959 years..is nearby at Havelock rd huge cemetery by st john church..records with old town hall Percival hse ealing broadway.

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by Mark James (Member 10300238) on 5-May-2015
    Hello, I am Idwal & Marions grandson Mark. I happened to find your search as I have been searching for information on-line about my grandfathers life. I think you may have already been contacted hence me searching, re family in Norway??

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by barbara & alan peachey (Member 10093440) on 17-Jan-2016
    i used to live in Hillary Road (off Havelock Road), but a friend of mine who used to live in Havelock Court is on 'are you an old face from southall' as well. I'm sure she will remember them. She is the same age as me - 68.

  • Re: Idwal and Marion James by Jaspal (Member 10302559) on 26-Jan-2016
    hi , do you have any information or know any old residents of Hortus Road?

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Variety in the Park by Tony Freer (Member 10259893) on 10-Feb-2015

On June 13 1964, the was a concert in Southall Park called Variety in the Park, which was written up in the Southall Gazette newspaper.
Any idea how I can find out who wrote the article or who the photographer may have been. I realize this is pretty remote, but any info appreciated.
Tony

  
  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    ealing library has all newspapers...will have yours..year etc..pages....and on microfilm there..librarian mr oates and assistant all info there..ealing broadway open daily..

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    wrote article on page if puts photographer too..images pages at ealing library 1964.......gazette office was uxbridge moved yr ago to Watford...gazette info...at office...

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    in google the gazette....slight changes over yrs...ealing library would know....says 1964..southall edition.middlesex county times..for southall.......1964

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Tony Freer (Member 10259893) on 12-Feb-2015
    Thanks for all of your replies. Would you know email address for the library/contact who may be able to help me. Tony

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Feb-2015
    jonathon oates librarian..ealing broadway public library ealing w5.....tel number in google open daily ..probably charge little bit look up//or and photocopy post to you...email might be in google..local history dept librarian...

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Feb-2015
    they do it after money from you and when they can make time...online..ancestry pay member have uk newspaper library on line..to use..fee cost....local papers as well...

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contact by roycouch (Member 10232168) on 21-Jan-2015
Just to let you all jnow, I am still alive and kicking, nearly 86 now. I left Dormers Wells in 1944 and started work straight away making something secret for the war effort. Best wishes to you all for 2015.   
  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 21-Jan-2015
    Wishing you a healthy, happy and peaceful New Year Roy. You should come on to Facebook now as many of us are on here, plus there are some wonderful photographs of byegone days, especially the times you remember.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Jan-2015
    happy new yr roy.......we are all on facebook now...many there from local areas...local yrs schools etc memories...if you can join...get to member ....then put in colin harris Greenford grammar southall he will join you...today William Henley..put on birth cert .photos etc ..his gt gran southall canalside ellen couch born 1890 ish..parents there..William of brent rd near canal..all enjoyed your ph... more >>

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Jan-2015
    his gt aunt Nellie 1898..canalside..couch dad William john gas works engine driver...mum was ellen Elizabeth hancock before wed...let us know birth time roy for happy 86 we all wish you..heartily...you can say what secret 1944/5 war work is now ..roy..lots armoured vehicles work local etc..munitions..gt job..yours Harold photo pub darts winners..gt photo..southall..and uncle couch photo.big thankyou..

  • Re: contact by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Jan-2015
    Yes Roy, I had reservations about going on the other (Southall Facebook)site but it is MUCH better. Nearly everyone has moved across to it now.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Jan-2015
    roy....if you can get family to help..you..can be easy once you get used to it..best wishes

  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 28-Jan-2015
    ROY COUCH The two Facebook sites that we are all on are "Are you an old face from Southall" and "Are you a old face from Southall". Good luck.

  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Feb-2015
    There is a new member called John who has just joined this site and wants to contact anyone who lived or grew up in Greenford. He is a bit further down this site.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Feb-2015
    if need admin name..several or message colin harris...brentside huge and revamp now in streetview..in google...so you south side western ava now huge flyover..grrenford shops memoirs..hanwell and also .Greenford ..fb..photos memories..sites also...cinema now Tesco..

  • Re: contact by Jaspal (Member 10302559) on 2-Jan-2016
    hello, i'm am seeking some information on a Mr G Lowe, owner of Hortus House built around 1880, now known as Hortus Road, I was born in 1976, and grew up living on Hortus Road, any help on this area or street, past residents of Hortus Rd, or any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Dormer Wells School by Sylvia (Member 10298521) on 3-Jan-2015
Hi, I've just found this website.
I used to live in the prefabs on the Golf Link Estate then in Telford Rd.
My name was then Sylvia Haynes, I would love to make contact with any of my old school friends neighbours etc
  
  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    lots us lived by knew telford etc well...all yrs back...but in the last yr most have gone across to facebook site southall....lots lots lovely members all yrs...all photos telford etc,,southall photos all memories comments .daily..several yrs now.look forward to all replies to you..all memories..give you nice photo memories also....facebook..easy..in google..join...member colin harris..bring him u... more >>

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    some that are on facebook are,,,Sylvia,,Welch,,,,Sylvia Wilson ,,Searle ,,Haynes,,,both of dormers wells school southall

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    several of us lived prefabs,,,,Johnson lady lived telford rd,,then onto northcote ave,,..row of shops green mound by telford etc,,loads of us went dormers around your yrs,,

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by jean p.smith (Member 10298465) on 8-Jan-2015
    I went to dormers wells 49 to 55, my name was Jean Austin and I lived at 168 North Road, opposite the almshouses, near a little shop called Mrs Broads where she sold 1p drinks. Left southall in1960, I undeestand Dormers wells has been pulled down that we knew and now rebuilt opening up in allenby road love to hear from anyone who remembers me, jean hill, doreen haigh. best wishes for 2015 everyone

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    Doreen went isle wight with mum long time ago,.think mum gone now but Doreen retired active lots committees etc isle..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    1949 age 11,,,born 1938..my cousins were..mike braden born 1928 lived over by you went to dormers and north rd school..mike on site here..we lived west ave across rd by plough pub..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    this site started 1999...not been used by most many long time now.....most people our yrs nostalgia,,,,use facebook.well over 5yrs now...

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    this site started 1999...not been used by most many long time now.....most people our yrs nostalgia,,,,use facebook.well over 5yrs now...

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    Johnson haigh mayor 1958 of top north rd plane crash

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    chris dylis carol myself etc all dormers 50s 60s,,chris family shop north rd near you

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    we all use facebook excellent protected monitored site nice people..join fb...then type colin harris Greenford grammar ..in and message him,,he joins you..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    many used friends reunited school etc site..and continue now on fb....photos daily chat memories nostalgia,,type your friends in see if they are members,,

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    yes old dormers demolished new glass there .1400 students.6th form etc....we have been doing memories 50s north rd ,,photos maps..the old gentry house the shrubbery hse,,,do you remember it...north rd..near shrubbery rd and grove terrace..let us know if not ok fb..we can sort something..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    just saw you said almshse shops.,,oh some were down by north rd the green shops...but dilys used your shops,,she of near Allendale rd..jean hill will see if she is on fb..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by thompson (Member 10241148) on 19-Jan-2015
    I was at a family reunion on Saturday and my brother in law informed me that he looks at this site and the facebook site too

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 19-Jan-2015
    good ..there .are two..southall.fb..sites..colin harris would join you both to ..are you..an..old face southall...comments from all our people here at knowhere..and photos etc...we put on your family swimming club etc..and Greenford ave ..ve day street party on there...nice nostalgia chat..

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Xmas Shops by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 21-Dec-2014
At this time of year I think back to my happiest days, well when I was between 7 -12. There was a shop, which to me was a toy shop as upstairs were trains, scalextric airfix kits etc. This shop stood where the Wick store was when I left Southall in 1972.
So please put me out of my misery and remind me of the name.
  
  • Re: Xmas Shops by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Dec-2014
    some toy shop,,,models...scalectric,,etc..south side high st uxbridge rd,,,50s etc yrs..

  • Re: Xmas Shops by john (Member 10299009) on 3-Feb-2015
    I know i am a little late, to wish everyone a merry christmas, how about a happy well into the new year.
    I have only just become a member and i am feeling my way around. To get a start i have been reading some of your messages with their warmth of nostalger and i thought it would be nice to see if there are anybodies out there who remember living and growing up in the Greenford area.
    i lived off... more >>

  • Re: Xmas Shops by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Feb-2015
    Although I didn't live in Greenford, but in Southall, just to wish you a very Happy New Year John. The shame of it is that most of us have all moved over to Facebook. We are on "Are you an old face from Southall" and "Are you a old face from Southall". You just need to join Facebook first and then join the other two sites. We all moved to Facebook as this lovely site of ours was losing lots of the... more >>

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
Just to wish everyone who still looks in on this Southall Knowhere site of ours A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Peaceful New Year.   
  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    happy Christmas to you Pauline and all members here,,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Dec-2014
    Thanks , Pauline.
    And a very happy Christmas and peaceful new year to you too - and all others who use this site.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Dec-2014
    Sorry I called you Pauline, I meant Yvonne, of course! Old age creeping on!

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
    A happy Christmas to you as well Yvonne and for all the hard work you have put into this Site over the years.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by thompson (Member 10241148) on 1-Dec-2014
    Like wise folks. Just booked the ferry to the North Island for Christmas with the family.

    Do not look for me on facebook as I will not be there.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
    It's a shame Thompson as it's not just Facebook, it's "Are you an old face from Southall" which is a closed site with many old members of Knowhere Southall plus loads of Southall people. You would love it and they would love you.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    yes mr Thompson...fb site talk of rowbottom Thompson..people who knew the yrs,,,thanks Pauline..so grateful to here ,enjoyment ,all the long yrs long
    time not wasted if gt joy,,interest ,pleased to hear .time goes to appreciation,happy xmas new yr to all..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 1-Dec-2014
    I would just like to add my greetings to those of you good folk

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    happy xmas and new yr mike..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Fred Gough (Member 10041641) on 2-Dec-2014
    I'd just like to add my best wishes for Christmas as well but also to advise Thompson that if you set up Facebook correctly you will not get bothered by loads of emails and you can merely join the closed Southall sites & the whole thing is quite benign and I was totally opposed to it until I tried it & I suppose I've been doing it for 2 months now & I've no complaints. The Southall sites on FB all... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 2-Dec-2014
    A merry Xmas & happy new year to all

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 3-Dec-2014
    Hi all,

    that's how I have FB set up. I can only view the" Are you an old face from Southall " site. Nothing else bothers me.
    So Thompson jump in and try the water, it's not that cold.
    Merry Xmas to you all, and try and remember the Christmas,s you had in Southall, when all you had in your stocking was an Apple and Orange. sob, sob.
    And thanks to those involved for all the work done to keep ... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 3-Dec-2014
    Yes, nothing can replace that excitement as a child, when you felt your stocking hanging up on Christmas morning and it was full of things. I remember we all congregated in my brothers bedroom and it was pitch black outside. My brother Bob bit on what he thought was something to eat wrapped up and it was plasticine! Those days, although hard, will never be forgotten.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Dec-2014
    happy xmas to all 50s quiet times of material things but lots of people in the house busy bustle..woolworths gt at top of the road,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Dec-2014
    I have been looking on SB ref the latest on FB ref the arcade.
    I cannot believe the different subjects I have trawled through looking for the arcade. Al Bowlly, (I have a few of his CD,s) Lillian Board, the Humphreys family, Kelvin gardens. And lots more this old grey matter forgot. Maybe some of those oldies could be revisited as more could be added. Also a few of the names I looked at are no longer contributing.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Dec-2014
    yes bowley buried uxb rd hanwell cemetery...board 2 roads named after her

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 7-Dec-2014
    And from me as well to you all

    I really am hooked on the Southall Facebook closed sites now. REALLY recommend

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 7-Dec-2014
    happy xmas keith

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 7-Dec-2014
    if you click word photos.. at the top....or type in hanwell to the search slot on top right ,,you get hanwell ,scroll through

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 11-Dec-2014
    Found you all by chance and wondering if any old friends are out there. Potted history: Born 1944 Frogmore nursing home Norwood Green. Lived 24, Adelaide Road and Clifton Road School until 8 years old, moved to Stanley road off Broadway until 1966 Tudor Road school and Grammar later.
    Played football for Waxlow on Rec western road and Southall Wanderers on Spikes Bridge. Worked for Hygrade Corrugated Hanwell

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Dec-2014
    several people..of..all,..you say..all your list..items..people..of here or at our other site...other site .most people chat daily..know .your list..photos as well...colin harris..here is admin..can join you...called............are you .an..old face southall....facebook..several long yrs daily chat etc..replies for you..best wishes welcome...annual fete still norwood green etc,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hello Roger Humm,
    You've found this site just when it's on its last legs after many years. All the contributors seem to have migrated to the Facebook page which is very easy to use and is a closed group so you don't get pestered by anyone else.
    By the way, do you have any memories of Keith and Barrie Mead. They both went to Southall Grammar and played for the local football team. Born 1945 and 1947.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Penny, Thanks for the info, Barrie Mead does ring a bell but could not put a face to it. When you say he played for local team any recollection of the team name. I noticed the site seems very quiet. Unfortunately I would not go anywhere near facebook whatever the reason in fact this is the only site of this type I have ventured near in this fashion in the 20 years I have had a pc. Have a great xmas.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 12-Dec-2014
    I thought exactly the same as you Roger and so did a few of us. However, it is a CLOSED SITE and is perfectly safe. None of us would have left this site, but I'm afraid the contributions were getting less and less. The beauty of Facebook "Are you an old face from Southall" is that there are some wonderful photographs of the Southall we all knew, plus many older than that. Be brave and have a go. A... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger i worked for Hygrade Trumpers Way Hanwell what date

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Roger Pauline is right i had my misgiving its great with pics to

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    My time at Hygrade went from 1959 until 61-62. My first job at 15, office boy apprentice working in each dept in turn learning the ropes. Remember Frank Ribeiro from sample dept, Neville Galliford estimating, Mr Stephenson Office Man, Mrs Macdonald typing pool. Brian Hardie factory liason.
    Frank Gardner Factory manager, Ralph Beaman Sales Manager and others if I think long enough. Use... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Now thers a thing i started Oct 1959 then left My 1960 to go to Hygrade Nelson Lancashire when that started up, i worked in the fitters shop under Mr Rose works engineer. I think i made some hole punches for Frank Ribeiro in samples

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    Rather than annoy other people with our trivia if you would like to drop a line to sirius02@talktalk.net we can have a separate natter about Hygrade.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger we can talk on here or FB nobody will be upset by our chat on Hygrade, can i ask do you still live in the area

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 14-Dec-2014
    Yes, you're quite right Denis, and maybe your conversations will trigger off other people's memories. It's always worked on our Knowhere Guide and it still does on Facebook.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Thats right Pauline thats how it works

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    I moved away from southall in 1966 when I married. For the last 40 years I have lived in a small village on the Suffolk/Essex border.I have not set foot in Southall for at least 20 years then only drove through for old times sake and frankly it made me very sad. Within two years of 66 my mother and father and aunts and uncles had all moved away. Going back to Hygrade I remember Nelson ... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger I worked for Hygrade in Nelson for 2 yrs i dont know what Hanwell was like by 1962 but Nelson had become a kill me quick shop people were having heat attacks losing fingers ect due to the pressure. I see your view of Southall is the opposite to mine i still call in there when i can & take a few... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    My family all died during the 70's and 80's. They had all moved to the same village and thoroughly immersed themselves in village life. My wife has a sister who still lives in West Drayton. In my teen years I would go over to spikes bridge park on a sat/sun morning and unless you got there before nine oclock there would be no space left on the whole park to join in the many games going... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger i lived in Lady Margaret Road it sounds like you lived Near there, if you whant to have a look at Southall in recent times go to my Flicker site (d.sexton428) there are quite a few pics on there, all my family like yours passed on in the 1970/80. I remember sports days at Spikes bridge park all t... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger

    Until recently this was a very active site, but now nearly everyone has moved to 2 x other sites. Please can somebody e~mail Roger the links so that he can enjoy the photos and get in touch with everyone in the old group? Thanks

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis & Keith,
    Look forward to getting the links Keith.
    Dennis you sparked a memory or two now. Spikes bridge sports day. one year I won the high jump jumped 5 ft and went on to the county finals in Acton. On the day guy comes up with clipboard and states we are starting at 5 feet 3 inches needless to say I went under it more than over. Now do you remember the Ellis family from Lady Margare... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    did one of the ellis have history teacher southall as ,,an older woman mrs ellis..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    your flickr is nice denis....428,,in google..
    roger
    flickr photos good in google
    southallboard,,,
    5yrs now .many many photos southall hanwell Green... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    lots photos dominion in google....
    http://www.bing.com/search?q=images+of+dominion+cinema+southall+middlesex&qs=n&form=QBRE&pq=images+of+dominion+cinema+southall+middlesex&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk=&cvid=1162f4d6827d4ca6a87f52adf28bf171
    just put dominion southall in google

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    in google
    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=photos++of+dominion+southall+middlesex&qpvt=photos++of+dominion+southall+middlesex&FORM=IGRE

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 16-Dec-2014
    Could somebody please send the Facebook links for Roger Humm (see above)

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 16-Dec-2014
    Dennis, Keith, anyone
    Does anyone remember in the late 50s & 60s a chap by the name of Willy Wilcox who used to have a fruit & veg barrow by the side of Burtons and the snooker hall he was our goalkeeper and a real character

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/189104814560516/

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/189104814560516/photos/

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 16-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger nice winning the high jump at Spikes, where did the Ellis family live in Lady Margaret Road can you remember.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 16-Dec-2014
    There was an Ellis family living in Palgrave Avenue in my time in Southall-up to 1954

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    1954 if mrs ellis was history teacher,,,we had her,,,palgrave ave,,,near,,,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 21-Dec-2014
    Charles Ellis was about my age, and we did a Christmas postman job together 1942/1943

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Dec-2014
    1960 mrs ellia southall school teacher history was about 60 or so yrs old

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 21-Dec-2014
    The Mrs Ellis I knew helped with School Dinners when I was at Southall Tech 1942-1945. I wonder if she ultimately became a teacher???

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 22-Dec-2014
    no 1960 she had been teacher career lifetime...historian lady subject history age 11 to age 17 students ..gce exams...ellis common name..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 22-Dec-2014
    Thanks Yvonne

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 23-Dec-2014
    ok thanks..happy xmas you and all ..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 29-Dec-2014
    Happy new year to all on Southall message board

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Dec-2014
    and to you all denis

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Dec-2014
    happy new yr all

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Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 25-Oct-2014
I just looked at our old site to see what's going on and........
It's now an estate agents site. So am I the only looking at this site now.
Although i,m looking to rent a dive in Southall from anyone.
  
  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 25-Oct-2014
    I meant to say I,m not looking to rent a dive from Dave in Southall.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 25-Oct-2014
    No Tom,you're not the only one still looking at our old site. I think it's quite sad when I think how busy it was a few years ago. I joined this site in 2009 and thought how marvellous it was. Let's face it though, there were only a dedicated few of us still using it regularly!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Carol (Member 10254505) on 25-Oct-2014
    I still look to see if there are any messages.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by penny (Member 10265839) on 26-Oct-2014
    I always check in case there's something of interest but adverts seem to have taken over.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 26-Oct-2014
    Good to see some entries-I would hate tp lose this site-I have made so mamy goof friends.
    Ironically, since the site has been little used, it seems never to have gone off air??

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 26-Oct-2014
    I must admit, even though FB is far busier, I,m sure the majority are a different age group to us. Don't recognise many of the names, and most seem to be talking about the 70,s onwards.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Lynette Ware (Member 10283192) on 26-Oct-2014
    I agree Tom. Very few names I know on FB. I would love to have contact with some of my old friends but no names I know.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 26-Oct-2014
    I still look in from time to time

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 26-Oct-2014
    I said it never goes of now

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 26-Oct-2014
    I get an email if there are any updates so only look then.
    Yes Facebook members are mostly younger than those on here but maybe there aren't so many of us left now that are up to date with technology.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 26-Oct-2014
    lynette if you put friend name in slot fb..general name search fb members in general..see if any names that come up you know ..send private message to name...if they do not use sites but joined fb at some yr gone...then they will get fb email from you lynette.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 27-Oct-2014
    HI, Old Uns;
    Glad you are back, I have just come across a Printed Post Card Card from the BOROUGH OF SOUTHALL dated 24th January 1942 saying I was Presented with a COG BADGE in recognition of my Efforts in Collecting Waste Paper for the BOROUGHs SALVAGE CAMPAIGN. Signed by the MAYOR. I was 6 Years Old then. Does anybody Else remember anything about this.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    very interesting ..cog badge thanks...there was...that type of thing ..mayor involved./..in southall book by oates 1982...he has photos that sort of thing..1942 yrs,,war,,book with southall town hall on cover....
    if you were on facebook you would be able to put photo postcard for us all to see with your comment...it all goes on together there ...southall nostalgia memories site facebook...several... more >>

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    penny......if you join..facebook...an old face southall...you will see all memories.nostalgia...photos there...colin.chris.stephen.robin tom etc...40s 50s 60s....some 30s 40s 50s...1970 yr...louise barbs annie..Stephen etc some still live there........etc years people there...schools western rd girls school friends meet chat there and st anselm etc..neighbours friends coach trips photos of groups.... more >>

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    dennis got poster etc in google cogs 1942.war and all other posters pictures of war ..things..
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/learning/resources/second-world-war-posters

    kids join cogs..1942 yrs..sang song to there always be an England...but sang verse...there always be a dustbin...

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 27-Oct-2014
    Good to see the old names appearing again.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Nov-2014
    How do I make a comment on the Southall face book site. I thought I'd joined the closed group but every time I type a comment it disappears!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    perhaps join again....type in colin harris...in slot ..and go to him.profile...message there type in message,,,he would join you....the ..type in reply comment under,,each posting...or in top.click left..left side of photo posting..click there and box opens to you to.type your posting comment....let us know penny we can help..colin can help he is admin.....

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    after typing...you have to press your enter key...then it loads on facebook...an old face southall..

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    have put it on for you penny.....now try put type under...enter......was 2 yrs after you penny yes writing..ha..yes..dr
    aw lines and margin///

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 2-Nov-2014
    Lynette ware I,m looking for you on FB are you on there. If so which one.
    Tom

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Lynette Ware (Member 10283192) on 2-Nov-2014
    Tom Flynn, I am both Southall sights but not really on Facebook. If you want to contact me on my e- mail it is ware2@shaw.ca
    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Lynette

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Nov-2014
    Here's one for the experts. I have been onto friends reunited, trying to find a couple of picture I located of my brother in the 1949 football team.
    It's not very friendly now. I cannot even find dormers let alone pictures. Anyone got any ideas.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 5-Nov-2014
    HI TOM;
    I have just logged onto Friends Reunited, tapped in Dormers Wells and it came up OK, I must admit I have not used used this site since about 2010.
    I left in 1949, there several Pictures of Football Teams on view.
    Regards DEN

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 5-Nov-2014
    did it....not so many photos as used to be ...old site 3 yrs ago..seemed lots dormers photos

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 5-Nov-2014
    Dennis,I seem to remember we had contact on the old Friends Reunited site-about the V1 that fell in Southall Park-as I recall you lived in Burns Avenue.
    Good to see you still in circulation!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 5-Nov-2014
    HI MIchael;
    Yes still around, Turned 80 this year, celebrated 60 years Married, I seem to remember we often spoke via Email. Nice to see you on this Site quite often.
    Dennis

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Well every time I put in Dormers Wells it can't find it.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Hi Dennis, I,m sure my brother left in 49. Had 2 brothers at Dormers then. Fred the eldest, Sid the youngest.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Friends has just let me in, blimey half the photo,s I saw last year have gone.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 5-Nov-2014
    yes I thought many photos gone

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 6-Nov-2014
    Dennis-I am somewhat older-86-but we trod the same turf all those years ago.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Nov-2014
    Yes Michael we did tread the same turf all thoes years ago, happy days all gone for ever.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Nov-2014
    Hi Tom i think your brothers were a bit before my time i left 1958.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Michael i think it was the bomb in Lady Margaret road we talked of i have never lived in Burns Ave

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Thank you Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Thank you Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 12-Nov-2014
    My comment was to Dennia legge-sorry to cause confusion

  • Re: Is there anybody there by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 13-Nov-2014
    I used to look at this most days, but today is my first time this month.

    I too have joined the Facebook site now. Loads of names of lovely people there.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 15-Nov-2014
    Ok Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 23-Nov-2014
    out for day..site back now

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 23-Nov-2014
    Back up, but no one using the site.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 24-Nov-2014
    HI TOM,
    it is getting a pain keep losing this site, and just in case we lose it altogether I will Wish all Old and Young SOUTHALLIANS a VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND PROPEROUS NEW YEAR.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 24-Nov-2014
    happy xmas dennis and.all..easy to join facebook..an old face southall...colin harris would join you,,daily there lot southall people..all yrs..over 5 yrs now...they get more advertising money .most people yrs now all towns join..nostalgia etc,,,,..so keep going ok..

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 24-Nov-2014
    Good to see these entries.Reminds me 1st December is just a week away.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 26-Nov-2014
    Hi all,
    Is it me, or is there an issue with FB at the moment.
    Cannot get any comments or updates.......

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 27-Nov-2014
    Merry Xmas & a happy new year to all on FB & Message board if we dont get the chance to do it later.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Nov-2014
    fb ..seems ok..daily...
    happy xmas new yr to all knowhere.....incase it goes off..seasons greetings denis..and great new yr..2015 queen longest on throne more than Victoria..raf 100yrs 2015,,

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 27-Nov-2014
    Tom - Have you tried logging out and logging back in again. My daughter suggested this, not me! It might work!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 27-Nov-2014
    All sorted now, put it down to pilot error.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Nov-2014
    site back

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 29-Nov-2014
    Yippee-good to see it!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 30-Nov-2014
    For how long

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    pinch punch 1st month no returns,,,,,,,,white rabbits,,,gt December happy xmas

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The Etheringtons by April Ashton (Member 10052885) on 7-Oct-2014
The Etheringtons were a family who lived in Southall for many years. As a child I knew Winnie Etherington, nee Brooks, who was a friend of my Mothers. I believe that she moved to Kent with her husband Bob and son Roger, c.1950's. I have tried tracing details about them through Ancestry but their electoral rolls for Southall are not downloading in entirety. Does anyone have any knowledge of thi... more >>   
  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    dairy high st north side uxbridge rd southall..them....http://www.my-ivefamily.me.uk/growingup/page5.html
    http://www.my-ivefamily.me.uk/growingup/page5.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    joan of them and her parents southall..st john wedding...
    http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/etherington/messages/285.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    Charles 1864 southall...and 1891 etherington census southall..free on line.....
    http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/etherington/messages/231.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    George 32 and family high rd high st uxbridge rd southall..1891 census...free here,,,,
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdx1891census/1021/EN8.HTML

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    1997.....he writes

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg15621107.300-letters-------.html
    dairy by school passage to north rd..north side uxbridge rd..famous market on other side of road,,cinema etc..was white hart pub and George dragon pub gone....but redlion pub hotel still there

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 8-Oct-2014
    Any connection to the Etheringtons who had an irommomgers in North Road. There was also a Brooks family in North road

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    sounds good Michael

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    april.........etherington .members facebook.....family group.......and tony etherington member fb...worked 1969 heathrow airport

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    lots etherington...local..there members facebook....brian of Greenford.....simon of hayes manor.....john of hayes.....roger of Northolt...Northolt high school 1980s...

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