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

Photo Books on Alton

Browse 61 photo books on Alton and the surrounding area.

Very Fond Memories Of Lmtoh Ward 5

I was in St Giles Hospital, Camberwell, and was transferred to Lord Mayor Treloars Orphopaedic Hospital, Alton because the surgeon was a good friend of the main Consultant Surgeon at Alton who was, I think Mr Catterell. Apparently my problem was very difficult to diagnose, and it was only when I was operated ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by David Motuel

A Not So Happy Stay

I was diagnosed with TB of the knee and admitted to Treloars at the age of 3. Fortunately I have few memories of my time there but those I have are mostly unhappy ones. Visiting was once a month; my parents would arrive laden with gifts. As soon as they had gone a nurse would ask which toy I would like to play with. On one ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Lynda Sheppard

Nina Dickey

Hi My name is Nina. I was in the Treloar Hospital during the end of world war two.  I went in when I was 10 and came out on March 30th 1945.  I remember being on the terrace while the blitz was on, what else could they do, most of us were in bed.  The doctors and nurses were very good to me.  I had club feet and ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by ninadickey