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Old running chums. We use to run around together, Pat mostly in early '50s and the Audrey and a friend Maurene Justis in late '50s.
Old school friends from Bourne and Newnham
I am a 91 yr old Canadian veteran WWII who had the privilege of knowing Miss Webb and her family who resided at 12 Acacia Ave. They have been remembered fondly and thought of daily for their kindness and generosity which regretfully, was never communicated so many years ago; for this, I remain greatly burdened with guilt and sadness. It would mean the world if some relative, friend, or acquaintance could let me know that my deepest apology and sincerest thank you was finally received before my passing. I simply was unable to communicate my feelings at the time and have lived in the deepest regret.
Anyone who remembers me from Contim Motors, south harrow
My Name: Sue Ellis
My Location: Littlehampton West Sussex
Name: Debbie Bedding or any body who knew me
Why: Would just like a chat, old times.
My Name: Marjorie Turner.
My Location: Taranna, Tasmania, Australia.
Name: John Roberts
John was a photographer and in the 1970's his father Ronald Edgar Roberts and mother Jesse were caretakers of the Winston Churchill Hall, Pinn Lane, Ruislip, UK.
Relative, was living in North Wales, now in Australia.
My Name: Keith Blanchard
My Location: Llanerfyl, Welshpool
Name: Diana (nee) Tilley (Bedfordshire) ( Diana Tilley )
Why: Ex Girlfriend
My Name: Graham Leman
My Location: Liverpool
Name: Jaquie Cowan
Information: Father Pete was in the RAF at Northolt late 1970's. She had an older brother.
Why: Old friend and lost touch. It would be nice to find out what happened since we last met.
My Name: Florence Collum
My Location: Perth Western Australia
Name: Peter Edward Wall
Information: Also Ronald Barnard, James Holland, Julia Bares, Corazan Owen
Why: Old school friends from Ruislip Manor Secondary School 1951-3
My Name: Dorian Wild
My Location: Sydney, Australia
Name: Douglas Charles, Martin Gunn, Gerald Runciman
Information: Doug Charles was a great mate, Martin Gunn lived next door in Cornwall Road, Gerald Runciman was a friend from Lady Bankes Primary.
Why: Just curious
My Name: Steven Nemerow
My Location: San Antonio, Texas
Name: Peter Fagone
Information: Anyone who was in the Photo Lab at South Ruislip Air Station in the early 1970s. I lived in Ruislip Manor on Victoria, above the shops. I sure do miss those good old days!
Why: He worked with me.
My Name: Andrea Ruff Pasztor
My Location: Gainesville,Fl, USA
Name: Hiller Family: Norman Hillier ,Elliott Hillier plus 2 more
Information: We lived in 30 Angus Drive house - S. Ruislip, 1952-1957.
Why: The local Hiller Family and us we became very close friends. They lived a few houses down, close to the "Dakota Rest" house. Mr.Ruff was one of the American Red Cross representatives attached to the US Air Force Base.
My Name: Jil Terry
My Location: London
Name: Gillian Tomlinson
Why: Old school friend
My Name: Faye Thornton
My Location: Melbourne Australia
Name: Carole Anne Nicholls
Daughter of Arthur Nicholls and Rene Nicholls
My Name: michael stokes
My Location: coffs harbour,nsw,Australia
Name: Johnothan Bowerman
Alfred Taylor of Edwards Ave, South Ruislip
I used to live at 1A Manor Gardens, South Ruislip, from 1959-1966, and now Live In Coffs Harbour.,NSW, Australia.
I am looking to try and contact old friends and my neighbours who we backed onto in Edwards Ave, his name is Johnathan Bowerman, I think it was either 42 or 44 Edwards Ave.
Alfred Taylor Lived further down The road at around
25-29 Edwards Ave, near the corner of Bourne Ave. Also Maureen George who used
to live directly across the road from The Bowerman`s.
My Name: Ruth Waterworth
My Location: Harefield
Name: Katharine Memari
She was friends with Catharine Turk and Natalie Ertyl as well. We were in same class and were close friends.
We used to go to Northwood (Potter Street ) school in Middx. Tried to find her before .Would love to hear from her. She moved to New Zealand.
My Name: Anne Kimber
My Location: Ruislip
Name: Penny Moss (Johansen)
Sharon king lived in nestles avenue Hayes
Penny is an old school friend who lived at Bromley Crescent Ruislip Gardens. She used to play with Lyn and me. We lived at Acorn Grove and Stafford Road.
My Name: Paul O'Brien
My Location: Denmark
Name: Christine Fryer
Information: Anyone from the West Mead area of South Ruislip.
I was born there in 1952, went to school at Deansfield primary and Junior then Queensmead. Lived there until 1965, then moved with parents to Weymouth, came back when I was 17
My Name: Philip Richards
My Location: Bournemouth England
Name: Raymond Jordan
My Name: Lita Townsend
My Location: Kitchener, CANADA
Name: Janet or Allun Brain
Allun or Janet, cousins on my husband's side.
Visited Allun and Janet was a young lad in 1993.
My Name: Mavis Reynolds
My Location: Staffordshire
Name: Christopher Lewis
His parents were Chris and Violet Lewis he has two sisters Pat and Ann and lived in Flamstead Avenue the last time I saw him
My Name: Nigel Stockley
My Location: Cairns, Qld Australia
Name: Helen Wesley, Maureen Parsons
That would be the girls single names as at Feb. 1949
We were all mates as kids used to play with them until I left to go to Wilts., we all lived in Beechwood Ave. from 1938 and during the war.
My Name: Robert (Bob) Norman
My Location: Canada
Name: Dennis Woods
Date: 25 May 2014
Raymond Batt, Alan Scott, Joyce Burnell
Dennis was an old Harrow Tech College friend and best man at my wedding in 1961
Others are Queensmead School friends from 1952 to 1956
My Name: Steve Williams
My Location: USA
Name: Steve Williams
My Name: Phillip Hollingworth
My Location: Hong Kong
Name: Merfyn Penniston
Robert Wallace Charles Gore Lorna Pittock Cheery Holmes
To find where everyone is now and other friends
My Name: Lynda Roberts
My Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Name: David John Scott
Trying to make contact with David John Scott or his children. David's last known address was 68 Broadwood Avenue, Ruislip.
Trying to find my cousins.
My Name: Tony & Sue Stockdale
My Location: Cambridgeshire
Name: John Feagan (Jack)
Looking for any information as he was my father, he was in the royal engineers 1942-43
My Name: Sharon Richards
My Location: United Kingdom
Name: Tommy or Thomas Garrett
Because my husband is looking for his birth father after 54 years of being told nothing he would like to find him and any brothers and sisters he may have.
My Name: Brian Field
My Location: Perth Australia
Name: Barbara Martin
Why: School friend
My Name: Nigel Stockley
My Location: Speewah,Qld.,Nr. Cairns,Australia
Name: Helen Wesley
Information: Maureen Parsons
Why: Used go play with them as kids during the war, in Beechwood Ave. Up to June 1949
My Name: Keith Martin
My Location: leeds west yorks
Name: Brian Taylor, George Boffin
My Name: Joe Davenport
My Location: Villa Rica, Georgia, USA
Name: Jim Newsom
My Name: Ian Taylor (added by daughter)
My Location: Harrow Weald, UK
Name: Stan Gaffney or Stan Gafney
Stan and Ian were friends at Harrow County school approximately 1947 to 1949. Stan was a great fan of Stan Kenton
I'm Ian's daughter. Ian talks of his good times with Stan all the time and really regrets losing touch. He would like to meet up, or at least know what happened to him.
My Name: David Heath
My Location: Ryde, Isle of Wight
Name: Nick Browne
Old college friend. Chelsea college of art.
My Name: Christopher Sinclair
My Location: Isle of Skye
Name: John Mullins
I am looking for an old friend called John Mullins who used to live in Herlwyn Ave, Ruislip. We were old friends while I was in the RAF at Uxbridge. he will be in his early 60s now.
My Name: Donna King
My Location: Aylesbury
Name: David Peter King
He lives in Ruislip I'm insure where I believe he occasionally drinks in Sweenys he lives with his sister Angela King
He's my dad and I lost contact with him many years ago.
Subject: Data posted to form 1 of http://www.ruislip.co.uk/tryingtofind/reunitedform3.htm
My Name: Brian Kingsley
My Location: Bagshot, Surrey
Name: Daphne J. Gilbertson nee Daphne Brining
Daphne lived in Broadwood Avenue, Ruislip about 1966/70 with her parents, father's name Fred Brining.
One of our gang. Wondering where she is now, for old times' sake.
My Name: Howard O'Neill
My Location: Florida
Name: Nelson Johnson Jr
I was stationed at Ruislip from 1965 to 1967. I had a
housemate and friend named Nelson Johnson and would like to contact him. He was
in the Air Police.
Haven't seen in over 40 plus years. Plus I am God Father
to his daughter. Last contact date was in 1966.
My Name: Phil Ansah
My Location: Cardiff
My e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Today: 27/07/2015
Looking For: Samantha Walker
Reminiscing over old holidays with friends!! 1993, Swanage, Dorset
My Name: Bill Ward (Billy Willis)
My Location: Annapolis, MD, USA
My E-mail address: Wjsgk@verizon.net
Date Today: July 18, 2015
Looking for: Christopher Unsworth, Colin Taffel, Pauline
Brown, Brenda Westray, Gillian Jones, Brian and Ian Goodlad, Mark Bass and other
Looking to reacquaint with classmates at Newnham Junior School in Eastcote in early 1960's. Lived on Cardinal Road in Eastcote until my parents emigrated to US in 1964.
My Name: Ian Evans
My Location: Garbolisham Norfolk
My e-mail address email@example.com
Date Today: 22 July 2015
Looking For: Colin Phillips
Colin lived at 46 Royal Crescent, Old friend, 1968 Royal Crescent
My Name: ill Jennings
My Location: Sarasota, FL USA
My e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Today: 03/09/15
Looking For: Peggy Madden
Just would like to reconnect after many years. I left Ruislip in December 1966
My Name: Mike Cullen
My Location: Powys Wales
Date: 14th. November 2015
Name: Geoff Davie / Jean Stamp
Information: Anybody at Queensmead School in the Class of 1956, if they are still around. I'm now 75 years old
Why: Old School friends what are they doing now???????????//
Dates:1956 at Queensmead School
My Name: Lesley Dodd
My Location: Gloucestershire
Any member of the Whitear family or any friend who can supply information on this family for my genealogy research.
Julia Negus, Diane Cresswell, Janet Davies, Colleen McLean all ex pupils at Field End School 1956-61
Family Research - Whitear family or anyone who can give me any information on them
plus contact childhood school friends to help with memories.
1956-1961 Field End School
1930's to 1960s re any relatives of, or memories of, Whitear family living in Victoria Road, Ruislip.
My Name: Carol Parker
My Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Date: 12 January 2016
Name: Marty Kramer, Mike McCann (Bimbo)
I do remember Mike McCann but saw Marty's article on the site but the email link did not work (see above)
I used to work at the Gate, Northwood as a part-time barmaid from 1968-71 approximately and we used to have a lot of American Servicemen in from the South Ruislip airbase. I also used to go the infamous parties in Frithwood Avenue, Northwood. I also worked at the BBC at the same time as a secretary and did take a couple of them (whose names I cannot now remember!)a tour of the TV Centre in Shepherds Bush. Would love to catch up with anyone who remembers those days and reminisce.
1972 approximately. Northwood
My Name: Nicola Parris
My Location: Spain
Date: 23rd January 2016
Name: Douglas Kerr-Harnott
I know he is trying to find out information about his father's upbringing. My great grandmother brought his father up, so I can pass on information and photos if he's still interested.
My Name: Allison Whylry
My Location: Ruislip
Date: 29 Feb 2016
Name: Allison Stratford ...Virginia Eccleston
As far as I can remember you both lived down Trenchard Ave ...RAF camp ...we went to Ruislip Gardens junior school together ...you got posted and we lost contact. ...I'd love to know how you are x
My Name: Elizabeth M. Baker
My Location: California
Name: Lloyd W Baker, Jack A Long
Hello, I am looking for anyone who knew Lloyd Baker or Jack Long. Lloyd was my father and Jack was the best man at their wedding. I found a lot of really nice wedding pictures - would like to send them to him or his family.
This would be around 1956
My Name: Ray Taylor
My Location: Australia
Name: Brian Clark
Brian and I went to school together at Ruislip Manor Secondary Modern.His step father took us both on a trip to Italy in the early 1950's, one that I've never forgotten. It was great.
It would be great to touch base with Brian and his step father if he's still around.
The last time I recall meeting Brian in the late fifties. We'd sometimes bump each other at Ruislip Gardens station---He was an apprentice "Bricky" I'd be off to Acton tech. I was an apprentice Fitter and Turner at ACI
My Name: Peter Spencer
My Location: Stroud
Date: 18 April 2016
Name: Maureen Philips
We were at Bourne together. I used to walk with her to the athletics track in Ruislip.
Maureen was my first girlfriend, I remember her showing me her first pair of red Louis heels.it would be really great to make contact again.
At the Bourne in about 1957
My Name: Chris Warren
My Location: Somerset
Name: Paul Butler, Trevor Carter, Pete Levick (Peter was traced to St Albans)
All members of West London Travellers in the 70s
My Name: Gill Christie
My Location: London
Date: 10th August 2016
Name: Raymond Martin
Also Marie Hinton or Mae Martin who used to live at 16 Rockley Road, Shepherds Bush, London W12.
I believe they were old friends of my Father.
Between 1952 and 1960 on the USAF base South Ruislip, certainly January and February 1957.
My Name: Phillip Hollingworth
My Location: Hong Kong
Name: David Ireland
My Name: Lynda Rockhill
My Location: Arizona USA
Date: September 5 2016
Name: Brian Perry
Why: Good friend
My Name: Sue Fairnington
My Location: Ruislip
Date: 14 09.2016
Name: Patricia Quinn
Patricia Quinn -(maiden named) lived in Sharps Lane Ruislip and married - Patricia had a family and lived in Southcote Rise Ruislip and then moved near Highgrove Swimming Pool -I believe her husband was called Dave
Would love to catch up with Patricia we grew up in the same road
My Name: Katy Wallis
My Location: Dorset
Name: Bob Reynolds
Dates: Known to have links to Northolt in the 70's. Thought to be born around 1937(give or take 5 years either way). Was a sailor / seaman. short with blue eyes and blonde hair.
MyName: Jackie Deering nee Power
Name: Kay Martin nee Till
Lost address book years ago. Kay was very kind to me when I worked in Heinz and Hewlett Packard. Uxbridge during from 1987- 1990. Would love to reconnect
I would point out they were brother and sister
All from Potter Street, Secondary Modern, circa 1955
Submitters name: Steve Williams
Present_location: Eagletown Oklahoma USA
Donnie Ladd - Douglas Wilsey- Clyde Brooks - Debbie Brossaeu - Kit Higgins - Capt. James Heinz - Richard Costello
Looking_For: Richard Montgomery
I am looking for information about Richard Montgomery who was stationed at Ruislip in 1955. (I don't have information stating how long he was there)
He met a woman in Hillingdon called Pauline Sullivan and she gave birth to a baby boy in 1955. (who is my husband)
My husband has never met Richard & we have no idea if he is still alive or not. Richard was from OHIO.
If anyone has any information (even the smallest amount) PLEASE contact me. Thank you
Submitters name: Jackie Smith
Present location: usa
Looking For: John McDermott
John McDermott was living in the Ruislip area around 1969 and was in a possible relationship with a woman named Patricia Darling or at that time her name may have been Patricia Hyder. He may have been in the USAF. He is potentially my birth father.
Submitters name: Graham Swindon
Present location: Cornwall
I wish to contact any member of the family of Raymond V Foster, husband of Marianne nee Coo, and father of Jonathan and Jennifer. This concerns Ernest Victor Coo. I am researching an incident that happened during WW2 and would love a photo of Ernest - preferably post war. Ernest Coo was a resident of Ruislip. He died in 1987. His daughter, Marianne, married Raymond Foster and they lived (or possibly still live) in Ruislip, too. I think that Raymond was/is a genealogist.
Submitters name: Laurie Nelson
Present location: Chesham. Buckinghamshire.
Looking For: Barry Walters. Barry had the nickname of Mole.
1965 at the Manor Secondary Modern School. Ruislip, Middlesex.
Submitters name: Birdie D Samples
Present location: USA
Looking For: I am looking for a gentleman named John McDermott. He possibly was from New York originally, Albany.
Other persons: He was in a relationship with Patricia Darling (maiden name) or at the time her name may have been Patricia Hyder. She was from England living in the Hillingdon area.
Anything else: 1968-1969 would have been when they were acquainted.
Submitters name: Peter Hart
Present location: Wiltshire
Looking For: Sally Hart. (Chew)
I need info on marriage and divorce dates and places please does anyone remember Pete and Sally?
Pete was stationed at RAF Northolt 77 to 80. Last seen in 1981.
Submitters name: Nicholas Salter
Present location: Hull
Looking For: Daryl Harnot - My last contact was around 2015
Submitters name: Robert Dashem
Present location: Pennsylvania U.S.A.
Looking For: John P. Buck
other persons: Tony Held , Ronald Sullivan , Ron Sweeney
anything else: October 1963 - October 1966. We were all in the 1969th Comm. Squadron at South Ruislip AB and worked at Hillingdon and West Ruislip
Submitters name: James Bromley
Present location: London
Looking For: Paul Turner
anything else: Used to live in Dulverton Road Ruislip, ran me when I raced Karts and always helped me with my Alfa Romeo.