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Memories of Addlestone

Good Life

I was born in Addlestone down good old greenlane . I attend st pauls school until I left in 1969. I used to hang around crown cafe alot , there was never alot todo at night disco at the com center which always ended up with a fight .as I live in Woking moved far haven't I .I have seen many changes dukes head,magnet and Woburn ...Read full memory

1941 59

I lived in Bois Hall Road from 1941-1959,when I left Addlestone to work in London. I have very fond memories of growing up in Addlestone, although I hated school,with the exception of Oaklands, I think it was called, which was wonderfull, making camps and dens in the grounds. Does anyone remember any of the teachers in St Pauls ...Read full memory

Childhood In 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

Growing Up In Addlestone

We first moved to Addlestone, (Derwent Close) in 1959, where I lived until joining the Army in 1973. Previously we had lived on Treetops caravan site on the Weybridge Road. I remember swimming and fishing in the mill pond at the end of Bournside Road many times. I loved living in Addlestone and have many fond ...Read full memory

A memory of Addlestone by Micheal Snow

Bygone Memories Of Happy Days

Looking at some of these old photos of Addlestone bought back some happy memories, even though there were some hard times, at least for my parents, such as going down the air raid shelters which was in Victoria Park. We lived in Courland Road, No 6. Next door were the Butlers. I remember going to the Plaza ...Read full memory

A memory of Addlestone by Alan Palmer

Black Faces

I was born in Addlestone in what was Kingthorpe nursing home in 1944 (no nhs then)my father worked for Vickers Armstrong at Byfleet. My father was born in Cailard road Byfleet the same road as my mother was born. He is now 96 years old and went to school at St.Mary's school Byfleet. Unfortunately my mum died two years ago her ...Read full memory

Addlestone 1946 64

I lived in Addlestone for almost twenty years and still have family there. My memories are St Paul's School - Infants through to Secondary Modern; the Red Room, which was definitely haunted, according to my school friends; the youth club in the grounds of the infants school where I saw the Nashville Teens play; a kids ...Read full memory

A memory of Addlestone

I Was A Boy Of 11 Walking From The Station To A Choir School Nearby

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 ...Read full memory

Jarmans Station Road

My mum, Irene White, worked in Jarmans on Station Road - just where it joins Crouch Oak Lane. It was probably in the very early 1940s before she joined the WAAFs. She told the story that her boss said you can eat as many sweets as you like, assuming that most people would get fed up with them pretty quickly - not mum, she kept her sweet tooth all her life.

Living In Collingbourne, High St, Addlestone

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?

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