Areas of Ham are completely the same and other areas totally changed – Kate Lyons – 28

I worked on a solicitor’s office then a bank – Dorreen Lucas – 10

We had very good neighbours in Stretton Road – Doreen Lucas – 03

Football was my main hobby, jazz at Thames Hotel Hampton Court – Philip Lintern – 19

Frank Birch was the local butcher, I used to do a peper round and other shops in Ham – Philip Lintern – 31

Going against my mother’s wishes to play in the Pits, but we were discovered – Philip Lintern – 10

Ham youth club which had a boxing ring – Philip Lintern – 22

Helping out on Saturday at Ham Library – Philip Lintern – 32

I earned £3 a week leaving school and gave my mum £1.10 shillings – Philip Lintern – 27

I knew all the kids on Woodville Road – Philip Lintern – 12