Addlestone, High Street 1954
Memories of Addlestone, High Street 1954
In 1953 I attended, as a boarder, the 'St Mary of the Angels Choir School' in Addlestone. You walked from the station, turned right up the High St and then left up a hill(?). The school was down a long leafy drive. After I left in 1953, the school was burned down and transferred to Beaconsfield. Does anyone remember this fire at the school and what caused it? Google has incorrectly stated the fire occurred during the war, but i can positively confirm this was not the case as i was there in 1953 and the school did not move, due to the fire, until at least 1954. I remember on one occasion the Queen rode down the hill in a car and was waved to by all the school, ...Read full memory
Memories of Addlestone
I have many memories of Addlestone having lived there from 1940 to 1964. My family lived in Bourneside Road, at the far end was Coxes Lock Mill and the mill pond. We knew almost everybody that lived on Bois Hall estate. I attended St. Augustines Infant School and then St. Pauls Girls School. There were lots of ...Read full memory
My family lived in Collingbourne, High St, Addlestone and my youngest sister, Janet was b orn there, in 1943. Michael, Jean & Charles (sadly all deceased) myself, Kathleen, Ann & Janet lived there until 1952. Does anyone remember us or have any history of the house?
Have lived in Addlestone for 46 years teaching in the old St. Paul`s Junior and the newer Middle School. St. Paul`s Church celebrates 175 years this year and as a member of the church choir for over 35 years I am researching the history of the choirs at St. Paul`s and St. Augustines Churches. I have photos of St. ...Read full memory
Good to see a familiar name Roy&Ray Speerman