Bishopstoke, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Holly Cross Scool

I would like to get any e-mails from former class mates from the time I was a student there, I remember the bomb shelters that we used to go in and try to find our way out in the dark. We lived in Chandleford, the refugee camp. We left England in 1954 for USA. I must say that now at the age of 72 I miss Eastleigh and ...Read full memory

Sunshine Corner

I remember Sunshine Corner in Spring Lane, where I would go to on Sunday Mornings and make pom poms on milk bottle tops, and sit on brightly coloured chairs and of singing; "Sunshine Corner, oh it's very fine it's for children under ninty nine all are welcome, seats are given free sunnny sunshine corner is the place ...Read full memory

A memory of Bishopstoke by Jean Sayers

I Remember Old Bishy Beach And The Chip Shop

Yes I remember getting chips from the chip shop when Mr and Mrs Pellerade had it - I knew Sandra and she had an older brother, Maurice. My friend, Sally Yarnold, lived just behind there in a cottage. We would often go paddling at Bishy beach at Riverside, but our main bathing place was at the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bishopstoke by lynne006