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by expatJames
23 May 2019 15:02
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Montie Garrard, Kirkdale
Replies: 4
Views: 2923

Re: Montie Garrard, Kirkdale

..... that was next to the baker, ....
That baker shop was the best! Chelsea Buns from there on a Saturday when I was helping my dad in his shop was a real treat.
by expatJames
22 May 2019 14:46
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Rolling Stones in Sydenham
Replies: 23
Views: 5789

Re: Rolling Stones in Sydenham

Hello Michael Viner. Thanks for the update on "Sonny". It has certainly made me try to remember more. I could not remember the backing band's name, but if you say it was The TNT I will go with that. But I do remember how good they were.... I'd be interested to know if you were in Sydenham during the...
by expatJames
17 May 2019 00:49
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Rolling Stones in Sydenham
Replies: 23
Views: 5789

Re: Rolling Stones in Sydenham

I can't figure how I missed this thread until now but this is what I remember of St Michaels's Hall. I lived in Sydenham during the 60s. My Memory is all based on watching bands play live. St Mick's as we called it was for dancing. When the stage was at the back, ie furthest from the entrance. Maybe...
by expatJames
6 Apr 2017 22:13
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Kelvin Grove
Replies: 29
Views: 46338

Re: Kelvin Grove

These photos are really great! As a teenager I used to live at number 9 Kelvin Grove. I think from '63 to '67. I also went to Kelvin Grove junior school but not while living in Kelvin Grove - strange eh? At the time I went to the school, we lived the other side of Sydenham Hill, opposite Horniman's ...
by expatJames
6 Apr 2017 21:28
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Prospect Place, Wells Road
Replies: 107
Views: 129614

Re: Prospect Place, Wells Road

Hi David, I remember Barry Tomlinson of Fransfield Grove. I was a school friend of his younger brother Tony. I remember Barry well because he taught me how to tune a guitar by ear in 1960 I saw Barry again in 1980 in Bletchley Bucks. I had started working for a company based in Bletchley and Barry w...