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Andover, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Swimming Pools In Andover

I well remember the open air swimming pool where we used to go for swimming lessons from Norman Gate primary school as well as the open air pool at the Grammar School featured in one of your photos. However my first experience of swimming was in the River Anton. Where the river comes under the railway line, it comes ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by chris_dance

Warm Days Away

I lived with my father, an officer in the Air Force, and my mother and brother in a good solid house on the Air Force base in Andover. I went to Portway Primary School by the airforce school bus and would be allowed threepence worth of sweets from the Linga Longa sweet shop around the corner from the school. I remember my ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Vicky Burnett

A Childhood Revisited

So many memories, where to start? I was born 1961 and grew up in The Crescent, just off Weyhill Road.......the rattling trains full of gravel making the house shake, the outside toilet (visits in the middle of the night in winter were at olympic record level), Mrs Mabeys apple trees...scrumping i think it was called! ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Kim Burnett