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Fircroft 1962 -69. Hillcroft/Ernest Bevin 1970-75 by Barry Haynes (Member 10300060) on 12-Feb-2017
Does anyone remember me from Fircroft or Ernest Bevin, from Fircroft I remember Paula Martin, Rowena Morrison Jane Gilles, Richard Hards,Russel White Michael Panchard Philip Ashford Tony Sales
And from Ernest Bevin, Carlos and Silvi Oliveria, Neville Bryan
Keith Leonard, Trevor Thompson, Philip Dixie Dean, Tony Sales
Some of the teachers I remember
Mr Chalky white with his little and big will... more >>
  
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Ravenstone school Balham by Michael Kocurek (Member 10311094) on 27-Jan-2017
Just looking for any school pals from the 1960 era
Tony white/Trevor linger/martine Rochelle/ Sandra hobbs/illona buttinger.
  
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Want to get in touch. by Raymond Ludlow. (Member 10310914) on 27-Jan-2017
Hi I was born Aug 1949, Ashvale rd Tooting SW17. Went to Franciscan rd primary school, from there to Hillcroft Annex in Sept 1960 and then onto Hillcroft secondary main school until July 1964. Do you remember me or know me. Email rayludlow.rl@gmail.com
Regards Raymond Ludlow.
  
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Hillcroft Annexe for boys by chris (Member 10309273) on 2-Nov-2016
I went to Hillcroft Annexe for boys for the 1 year leading up to going to Hillcroft Senior School (now Ernest Bevin).

There was a geography teacher there who used to touch up the boys during the class. This arsehole must now be dead, I remember his name did this happen to anybody else ?

It didn't affect me in later life but I would still piss on his grave if I could.
  
  • Re: Hillcroft Annexe for boys by Raymond Ludlow. (Member 10310914) on 23-Jan-2017
    Hi re teacher touching up boys. I also went to than school in 1960. While I had no experience of your nature, he wasn't one of my teachers I had friends in his classes who told me similar stories, he also liked to expose himself apparently. Glad to hear you were unaffected. I share your sentiments with regard to his grave. Stay well regards Raymond Ludlow

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Tooting by Ben Harverson (Member 10301662) on 30-Sep-2015
Hi, my name is Ben Harverson i live in tooting,35 Brightwell cres from 1953 to 1971.i went to hillcroft school 64 to 68.my Dad and his Brothers had a D I Y family Business call E.Harverson & sons had a yard in charlmont rd tooting and two shops one on tooting high st and one on Garrett lane in the 50,60, and 70s.Does any body remember the yard,the shops or me.   
  • Re: Tooting by John Bexley (Member 10304501) on 8-Apr-2016
    Hi you may have known my younger brother David Bexley. We lived at Rookstone Rd; I was born 1949 and went to Hill croft school David 1954.
    We both went to Hill croft, but by the time David went it was renamed Ernest Bevin.
    Or there was my older brother Peter.
    Or even older sister Iris... The Bexley family was always around lol John

  • Re: Tooting by Bob Harper (Member 10307178) on 14-Aug-2016
    I went to Hillcroft 64 ish to 69, was trying toremember name of swimming teacher who balanced on sharp swords as a trick, ? Was a 'strongman act' I lived in Avarn rd . Tutor master was mr Carter , head was .?.French mr Davis , english mr Leach digger James . Cant remember many others..school is now college/academy.

    Bob Harper

  • Re: Tooting by Barry Haynes (Member 10300060) on 12-Feb-2017
    Swimming teacher was Mr King

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Earlsfield by Ben Harverson (Member 10301662) on 30-Sep-2015
Hi,my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine we used to knock around together on aboyne park and Henrys cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s.   
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tooting by Ben Harverson (Member 10301662) on 24-Sep-2015
hi,my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine we used to knock around together on aboyne park or henry cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s   
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Seely estate Tooting by b vincent (Member 10301282) on 16-Aug-2015
I find this site seems to cater for the local schools but there were many boys who lived on the Seely estate ie the old tooting golf course, that through no fault of their's had to attended schools outside their area like Gorringe park, Weston road, Rowan road, Bond road, and many more,and it seem's the older generation are left out when it comes to finding old freind's, so come on you youngsters ... more >>   
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garratt green and ensham by Sonia Acharya (Member 10300566) on 1-Jun-2015
Were there boundaries that decided which kids went to which secondary school?   
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Incident Links Road Tooting 1964 hot tar by pam green (Member 10300232) on 5-May-2015
Does anyone have the details or newspaper date for the schoolchildren that got burnt when some hot tar exploded where workmen were carrying out job. It was at the Tooting Junction end of beginning of Links Road in 1964 It was definitely in newspaper but I cant find it. thank you   
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Blacksmith in selkirk road sw17 by Patricia stroud (Member 10299112) on 11-Feb-2015
Does anyone know anything about thr blacksmith and family who had a business in selkirk road tooting in the 40's and 50's?   
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Ensham county school tooting by Patricia stroud (Member 10299112) on 8-Feb-2015
Seeking classmates from form 5t, miss thompson's class.my maiden name was huckfield, anyone out there remember me ? Would love to hear from old school girls.   
  • Re: Ensham county school tooting by Sheila Price nee King (Member 10291566) on 9-Feb-2015
    Hi I went to Ensham in 1958 would that be the time you were there? My friends were Carol and Linda Serdet, Christine Blount and Sonya Spall. If you remember any of us it would be lovely to hear from you. Sheila Price nee King

  • Re: Ensham county school tooting by Patricia stroud (Member 10299112) on 10-Feb-2015
    Hello sheila thank you for replying to my message. Sorry to say i do not know any of the girls you mention. I left enshsm in 1958 my form mistress was miss t. Thompson and the headmistress was miss e. Townsend. I am in contact with three lsdies i do not know but who attended ensham some years before i did. However , i send you all my best wishes. Patricia x

  • Re: Ensham county school tooting by Sheila Price nee King (Member 10291566) on 11-Feb-2015
    Hi Patricia
    Thank you for replying. I think I started as you left as I also had Miss Thompson and Miss Townsend was also my headmistress. All the best, Sheila

  • Re: Ensham county school tooting by Patricia stroud (Member 10299112) on 11-Feb-2015
    Miss thompson was a great shorthand teacher. All the best to you too sheila. Patricia

  • Re: Ensham county school tooting by Penelope Schardel (Member 10310794) on 14-Jan-2017
    I left Ensham in 1954. My form mistress was Miss M Booth and Headmistress Miss Enid Townsend

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Cusden Builders, Powell Bros by Dave Mayo (Member 10295940) on 21-Sep-2014
Does anyone remember the Cusden builders/decorators, grocers shops, off-licenses, etc? The Cusdens were pretty big in Tooting between the wars. They ran a charabanc excursion for their workers every year.
Any memories, stories, photos would be appreciated.
Also anything on Powell Bros builders, decorators, shop & office fitters, carpenters & joiners. I have a photo of their sign but I don't even know the address!
  
  • Re: Cusden Builders, Powell Bros by Andrew (Member 10311744) on 25-Feb-2017
    Hi Not sure you are Dave on Ancestry?, I am related to Sydney Cusden (by marriage) I have a small photo of him. He was shot down in WW2. Am interested in the Cusdens pre WW2
    Andrew

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Universal Tools & Universal Aircraft by Dave Mayo (Member 10295940) on 21-Sep-2014
My parents worked for these two companies, during & after the war. There is almost nothing available about either company on the Internet.
Can anyone help - stories and/or photos, please?
  
  • Re: Universal Tools & Universal Aircraft by cyrilgardner (Member 10301900) on 16-Oct-2015
    I worked at universal aircraft 1943-1944 Tramway Path Mitcham.
    We made bomb carriers for Mosquito aeroplanes .I was made
    redundant when they were no longer required

  • Re: Universal Tools & Universal Aircraft by Dave Mayo (Member 10295940) on 19-Aug-2016
    I don't suppose you remember my Mum & Dad, George Mayo & Betty Robins?

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Tooting Shoes Repairs - 1930s by Dave Mayo (Member 10295940) on 21-Sep-2014
I'm trying to find out about a boot & shoe repairers on Tooting High Street in the 1930s. It was run by Sid Arnold.
Can anyone give me any info or photos, please?
  
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lost mates by keith baker (Member 10294161) on 8-Jul-2014
my name is keith baker and i went to franciscan juniors school and hillcroft school from 1958 to 1967 ish i lived in lessingham ave and franciscan rd during this time and looking for some old mates ie derek harris john dixon steve maddox eric osborne or any one that can remember me would be good to have a chat   
  • Re: lost mates by Sheila Price nee King (Member 10291566) on 9-Jul-2014
    Hi Keith my name was Sheila King and I attended Franciscan Road Schools. I have a brother, Graham King and a cousin Danny Bamford who also went to Franciscan and they went on to Hillcroft. I was born in 1947 and my brother in 1948. Danny is around the same age as me.
    I went to Graveney School and when that closed I went on to Ensham.
    I don't recall any of the names you mention but think, if ... more >>

  • Re: lost mates by Raymond Ludlow. (Member 10310914) on 23-Jan-2017
    Hi Sheila, My name is Raymond Ludlow I knew Graham and Daniel we were in the same year through school and sometimes the same classes. My sister Linda went to your school but her dob is Jan 1952. Having now lived in South Africa for 35yrs I have little contact with the past although still interested. Kind regards Raymond Ludlow.

  • Re: lost mates by Raymond Ludlow. (Member 10310914) on 23-Jan-2017
    Hi Sheila, My name is Raymond Ludlow I knew Graham and Daniel we were in the same year through school and sometimes the same classes. My sister Linda went to your school but her dob is Jan 1952. Having now lived in South Africa for 35yrs I have little contact with the past although still interested. Kind regards Raymond Ludlow.

  • Re: lost mates by Raymond Ludlow. (Member 10310914) on 23-Jan-2017
    Hi Sheila, My name is Raymond Ludlow I knew Graham and Daniel we were in the same year through school and sometimes the same classes. My sister Linda went to your school but her dob is Jan 1952. Having now lived in South Africa for 35yrs I have little contact with the past although still interested. Kind regards Raymond Ludlow.

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Ask me for more information.

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Painting - Wall paper - Floor Tile - Hardwood Floor Sanding and Varnishing - Plastering Skimming by mansour (Member 10273530) on 7-May-2012
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Tooting or Balham by Dean (Member 10271699) on 15-Mar-2012
Does anyone know the Coopers that lived in Bickley Street Tooting from about 1943-1962 attending Sellingcourt and Estraham school or the Adkins that lived in Ravensley Road Balham from about the mid forties attending Ravenstone and Honeywell schools. Like to see if anyone has any class photos with these people in - e-mail richard.tracy@mail.com, thank you   
  • Re: Tooting or Balham by John Bexley (Member 10304501) on 8-Apr-2016
    Bexley family, we remember the coopers, lot of them and us. But sorry to say no pics

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