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  • Louise Brodie on Jacques Tissot (1836 – 1902)I love the pictures and the background to Tissot's life which you have unearthed.
  • Pat Faulkner (nee Harrold) on Shops in St John’s Wood in the 1940s & 1950sI have just found this page and John Disson's name rings a bell! Was he by any chance at Barrow...
  • Raymond Malik on Public HousesDuring 1975 I was the barcellarman at the Portland Arms. The manager then was a chap called Nigel Little with...
  • Brian Ahern on Barrow Hill SchoolHi David & Lorraine Reading both your comments brought back many lovely memories, I remember some names you didn't mention...
  • Timothy Benson on Barrow Hill SchoolI was at Robinsfield and then Barrow Hill in the mid 1960s. I remember them filming the Dalek movies next...
  • Chef on Public HousesI worked in the revamped Portland renamed The 3rd Mrs Gioconda in the summer of 88 - it was one...
  • Helen Cippico on Sigismund Goetze 1866 – 1939I'm hoping Louise who left a comment on Feb 2017 will see this. Sigismund Goetze was my great great uncle...
  • Janet Bassett on Shops in St John’s Wood in the 1940s & 1950sMaureen Disson is my nephew's mother-in-law when I next see her I will mention this page and get her to...
  • Janet Bassett on Cliff Jordan & Jim JordanCan I write this for Kathleen Ponsonby, you mention your Grandma Roseanna Kate Jordan who married Fred Bassett and had...
  • pamela jordan on Cliff Jordan & Jim JordanFred Jordan also ran the shop along with Jim; he did most of the book work along with the repairs....
  • Louise on Sigismund Goetze 1866 – 1939I too have a signed and mounted print addressed to my late Grandfather of the "Despised and Rejected of Men."...
  • Howard Rush on Grove End Gardens 1935 – present day  I came across Memories Of St.John's Wood site.I read it all with great interest because from 1961-1967 I worked in...
  • Josephine Bacon on Grove End Gardens 1935 – present dayThe McTaggart Family are still involved in Grove End Gardens but Sir Ian, who inherited from Sir John, died of...
  • Jeanne Strang on John Craxton 1922 – 2009Under Musicians can be found Harold Craxton, John's father and also Janet, his sister.
  • david kershaw on Royal Air Force in St John’s Wood in World War TwoDoes anyone know my father Harry Kershaw who was billeted there? 
  • Jane Leaver on Clifton Hill 1948-64Robert, yes, my parents were called Leonard & Rivka Pearl, and, yes, both my brothers, David and Simon,  went to...
  • Robert Habermann on Mrs McCaffrey’s Day Schooli went to Mrs. Mcafrey's school when I was 3 or 4. One memory does stick in my mind. There...
  • Robert Habermann on Clifton Hill 1948-64Dear Jane  Lovely memories. I also went to Mrs Macafreys and then graduated to Arnold House which was virtually next...
  • Tim Symonds on St John’s Wood Barracks 1901-1939The horse 'Othello' next to 'Jones', was he one of the 6 black horses who pulled the carriage of the...
  • Robert Hopper on The Hattons and the MargetsonsSo interesting to read of my grandmother's family and their attachment to St John's Wood. Thanks for doing such a...
  • Alan swain on Barrow Hill Junior SchoolI was at Barrow Hill from around 1960 to 1965, my English teacher was Miss Johnson. Does  anyone know me...
  • Lorraine Dalgleish on Barrow Hill Junior SchoolAre there any staff registers for the 1960s still in existence? I attended Barrowhill school from 1963 until 1968 and...
  • victor poulton on Shops in St John’s Wood in the 1940s & 1950sWhy has nobody mentioned MAUREEN DISSON  who lived in Ordanance Hill in the 50s?
  • victor poulton on St John’s Wood Barracks 1945-2012My mother had a paper round for 13 years that included the married quarters  in the barracks, & I did...
  • victor poulton on St John’s Wood Terrace – a 1960s childhoodI lived in Cocrane Street, having moved from 88 The Terrace in the mid 50's.  I remember doing a lot...