Stratford - Another East End, by John Gorman
Published by Five Leaves in 2010, 24 pages. A5 size booklet (N4229P1)
Brand New Booklet
This fascinating booklet is the memoir of a working class man who was born in Stratford in East London in 1930, and it offers a wonderful insight into the social history of the east end over the last few decades.
In the booklet John talks about growing up on St James Road, a street on the border between Stratford and Forest Gate, and sandwhiched between the railway at one end and a cemetery at the other. He talks about the local shops, the huge railway yards at Stratford, West Ham baths, and much much more.....