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Neil Christopher Mattingly (born 1949)
Neil Mattingly in 1949.
Bobbie with Neil in 1949.
Bobbie with Neil in 1949.
Neil in the garden of their council House in Harold Wood, Romford, Essex.
Neil in the garden of their council House in Harold Wood, Romford, Essex.
Bobbie and Ted in the garden of their Council House at Harold Wood, Romford, Essex.
Bobbie Mattingly on the beach and gazing from the window of their Council House in Harold Wood, Romford.
The families next move was to the Tulse Hill Council Estate in Tulse Hill, Brixton, where they lived at no. 13 Washbrook House, for a number of years until they moved to the suburbs of London.
Click on image above for a short film of Tulse Hill, then and now.
Frederick Hodges in the background with Bobbie, Ted abd her brother Gerald with new born baby Neil.On the right is Bobbie with Neil & Richard.
Bobbie with Neil and Richard.
Bobbie with Neil and Richard.
Young Neil.
Neil and Richard.
Bobbie with Neil on the left On the right is Neil and Richard in a Studio Photograph.
Frederick and Edith Hodges, grandparents to Neil and Richard shown here. Neil and Richard appear by a farm gate at Walton on Naze in 1954.
Neil and Richard wth their ice creams at Walton on Naze in 1954.
Richard and Neil with a group of friends in 1954.
Richard and Neil on one of the giant models of prehistoric monsters in Crystal Palace Gardens c.1956.
The Oval Sidcup, where we would do our shopping.
Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup, where Bob and Ted Mattingly lived with their family at number 157 - the last semi detached house on the left of the photograph from 1957 until 1960. They then moved to a similar house nearby at 53 Haddon Grove.
157 Burnt Oak Lane on the left as it appeared over 30 years ago with its pebble-dash frontage.
Ted and Bobbie in their garden at 157 Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup.
Bob and Ted sharing a photograph with friends in their garden. A smart young Richard Mattingly poses on a stool for a Studio photograph.
Steven Mattingly, born in 1956 as a baby.
A young Steven Mattingly with his favourite Teddy, called Freddy after his uncle Fred Hodges, who gave it to him as a Christmas present.
Cousin, John Mattingly andNeil Mattingly in back row. Steven and Richard Mattingly in the front row.
In October 1960 the family moved to 53 Haddon Grove, Sidcup, seen here over thirty years ago with an extension in the centre.
An earlier photograph of Richard and Neil with their grandmother, Edith Hodges in the front garden of 53 Haddon Grove,Sidcup in 1961.
Fred and Edith Hodges - grandparents in the garden of the house on the left. Their son - Gerald Hodges is seen in the photograph on the right.
Bob and Ted with their children in their garden. Neil does not seem too happy about having his photograph taken.
Richard Mattingly is seen here in the Garden at Sidcup.
Neil Mattingly is seen here in the Garden at Sidcup.
Neil and Richardin their Cub uniforms in the left photograph and their Mother relaxing on the right.
A young Steven Mattingly enjoying himself in the garden.
Richard and Steven playing with their cat in the garden at Sidcup.
Neil and Steven with their Mother in the Garden at Sidcup.
Bobbie and Neil in the garden.
Neil and Richard with their mother in the left photgraph. Bobbie and Neil by the water fountain the swimming pool at Dansom Park.
The Swimming Pool at Danson Park.
Steven Mattingly enjoying an ice cream at the Danson Park Swimming Pool in 1957.
Richard and Neil having fun by the sea.
Richard holding hands with his brother Neil by the sea in left photograph. Bobbie with Steven and Neil on H.M.S. Victory at Portsmouth.
Bobbie with Steven in the garden at 157 Burnt Oak Lane,Sidcup in 1959.
Steven Mattingly with his tricycle and posing in the garden at Sidcup.
Steven Mattingly with his Sand Castles on the beach.
Richard Mattingly on the left and Steven Mattingly on the right.
The family in front of the large Lake at Danson Park, Bexleyheath in 1957.
Steven with his mother at Danson Park in 1958.
Neil at Danson Park in 1958.
Neil and Steven at Danson Park in 1958.
Neil and Richard playing Cricket with friends at Danson Park, Bexleyheath in 1958.
Click on image above for a short film of Danson Park, Bexleyheath in 1958. To see how it looks today click here.
Neil, Steven and Richard with a friend on a Cannon with Tower Bridge in the background.
 
 
 
The Boys and Girls Exhibition in 1961 was the highlight of the year for us children. Click on image to see a short Pathe News film of the event.
Steven and Richard Mattingly
A family photograph of the Wedding of Norman and Shirley Hodges who were married at the Registry Office in Brixton in 1962. From left to right: Edward Mattingly,Fred Hodges ( my maternal Grandfather),Steven Mattingly (brother), ?,Edith Hodges (my maternal Grandmother),Norman Hodges (uncle),Shirley,?, Neil Mattingly (me), Richard Mattingly (brother), Edith Mattingly (mother).