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Memories of Belmont

Very Fond Memories

I was born in Ewell in 1945 and lived with my family at 156 Banstead Road South from 1950 to 1966. My first school was Miss Attrel's at the top of Station Road opposite the garage. I used to walk from home and back although a bit later I caught the 213 bus from the station to the top of Downs Road. We used to go to Belmont ...Read full memory

A memory of Belmont by Hugh Soper

Early Years

I was born in Carshalton and lived at 5 Pelton Avenue for the first 10 years of my life. A Mr Ely lived at No 1, Mr and Mrs Townsend with their 2 children Catherine and Michael, at no 3, us, then known as Barbara Coleman at no 5, Mr & Mrs Newman, John amd Michael at no7 and my cousins David and Josephine Harmsworth and their mum ...Read full memory

A memory of Belmont by Barbara Lucas

1950s Belmont

I was born in Epsom and lived in Belmont all my childhood. I attended Cotswold Road Primary School and also the Sunday School that was there on a Sunday. The building was knocked down in the 1980s, it was opened in the 1890s and I can remember we celebrated its 60th anniversary in the 1950s dressing up as Victorian ...Read full memory

Belmont Preparatory School

I was a boarder here in the late 1940s. The Principal was Miss Attrill and Miss Doris, who was described as being her niece. They were Scots, and I believe that Miss Doris was a keen golfer. I am not sure whether Miss Attrill was or had been a golfer, as well. They used to walk with walking sticks, which I think ...Read full memory

A memory of Belmont by Susie Palmer

Shanklin Road

I lived in the prefabs, no54.my name then was Walshaw. I lived there from about 53. 58 My friends were the family mcAngus, David Bilton , Elizabeth ? I went to GLB and spent summer playing on the chalk hills that looked like mountains. I can remember having school dinner in a hall across the road from there. I can also remember ...Read full memory

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