Ascot, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Ascot

Browse 71 photo books on Ascot and the surrounding area.

Cheapside C Of E School

I grew up in Cheapside Village and went to Cheapside C of E School when it was still in Cheapside Road between Mrs Clarke's house and Mrs Mc Master's house, opposite the social centre. I remember Mr Goulding the Headmaster who was an amazing music and singing teacher. How I loved the assemblies each morning, singing ...Read full memory

A memory of Ascot

Wentworth Way

How lovely to hear about Fernbank Road. I came to live in Wentworth Way about 1960 and went to Ascot Heath school and on to Charters. I had a weekend job in the sweet shop and newsagents, as it was then. Still return to visit mum and other siblings. In those days I was a Davidson. I can remember the Hunt family, Kinsella's ...Read full memory

A memory of Ascot by Janet Metcalfe

The Hunts

Dear Susan, I think that I was great friends with your mum and dad, I was with him when he met your mum at the Old Leathern Bottle at Warfield, she was in the Land Army and he had just been discharged from the Navy, we joined together. We always worked together at Royal Ascot race meetings, also your granddad. Your mum Dot was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Ascot by Ronald Ponsford