Alton, Lenten Street 1928

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The white house in the distance has had several names - Rose Cottage, Rose Bank and now (2004) The Old House. It was occupied by the family of Jane Austen's brogher, Frank, between 1808 and 1811. An extension is said to have been added for Miss Ellen Osborne when she ran a private school here.

Memories of Alton

Treloars

In 1955 I spent five weeks in Treloars for a feet operation when I was 13 years old. The person who operated on me was Dr Evans, if anyone remembers him, he had (I think), five sons. The senior staff lived in the houses above the hospital which were wood built. They were all situated in an open plan setting with a tennis court ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by morrowmm

I Met And Then Married My Blind Date At Alton

I remember as a 16 year old that I was a patient in the Lord Mayor Treloars Hospital, ward 1. I was considered to be a long term patient who was having knee surgery. I had to stay in bed for six weeks, only allowed out when the beds were changed or made. I always remember being pushed to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Stephen Beal

Sweet Memories

i was in the hospital as a patient for nearly two years, as a six year old boy, i had quite a good time considering i was far from home(portsmouth),the nursing staff were brillient,how they put up with us boys god knows,our schooling was good fun as well,i will always remember nurse johns bless her, she had so much time for ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Michael Parker

Memories Of Living In High Street, Alton

I have been looking through this brilliant site and came to this picture of the Alton High St, c1965. As a nine year old, in approx 1967, I used to live above Key Markets, the supermarket on the right in picture. My dad was the manager. As I remember, the back of the supermarkets had a great area for ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Frank Parsley

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