Aldershot, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Aldershot and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Aldershot Swimming Pool

I remember being thrown in the deep end by some other kids. We used to go there lots of times when I was a kid. I was born in 1956 and lived in Aldershot until I was 11 years old. Don't know if its still open anymore? Summer at the pool was lovely when it was very hot - not like our summers now!

A memory of Aldershot by Janis Harris

The Cambridge Ghost

See my memory regarding this wonderful old bit of Victorian architecture, linked to the 1891 photograph of the Cambridge. In my day, 1969, it was mostly full of civilian patients although there was a fair sprinkling of ...Read full memory

A memory of Aldershot by James Ritchie

Aldershot Swimming Pool

I remember learning to swim in this pool. Once a week we would be taken from school. After our lessons we always had some sandwiches which our mothers sent with us. I always had lettuce and marmite sandwiches. To this day when I have the same sandwiches I can see and smell the swimming pool!

A memory of Aldershot by Penelope Dale