1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Almondsbury, Avon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Knowle Park

I was also a pupil at St Catherine's; 1954 to 1962 were my years. I remember Mr Thunder, art and geography teacher, Mr Smith, Deputy head; later married someone from the Bristol Old Vic, Mr Sydey, ex Royal Navy Captain but unable to recall his subjects. Mr Ross, art and woodwork. We used to go camping at Fowey in Cornwall ...Read full memory

A memory of Almondsbury by Peter Adams

Almondsbury South Gloucester

Where do I start ? Living in Monmouth House on the top of Almondsbury Hill. going to Almondsbury village school sitting next to Tony Evans, head of the Patchway gang & a brilliant football goalkeeper. Gaffer Mersh, headmaster crashing his cane on his desk if someone was not paying attention to him. The ...Read full memory

St Catherine's Boarding School

I have very fond memories of the school and Mr and Mrs Cooper, and I was one of the privileged children to move to Parkstone in Dorset when the Coopers moved there. I was in Miss Stoddart's class and I can still remember the smell of the herbal cigarettes she used to smoke, and on the rare occasion she ...Read full memory