Memories of Carshalton
Looking for old friends: Brenda Bradley, Sandra Melvin, Carol Hill, Carol Mills. Sadly lost touch and would love to make contact again. Jackie Varndell (was Girdlestone). Can anybody help?
I have wonderful memories of the Ponds, I would go stickleback fishing with my Dad armed with a jam jar and fishing net on the end of a bamboo stick. Bread for the ducks was always good too, half for me and half for them. I got married at the beautiful All Saints Church in 1983 and the picture (apart from ...Read full memory
If one stands with the pond & cenotaph behind you, there is now a memorial garden built I think in 1950/51 to remember those from Carshalton who gave their lives in WW2. As early teenagers we used the gardens as a meeting place in the evenings during the summer. The trees shown had by this time gone and there was/is just ...Read full memory
I went to live with my grandparents in November 1943 and lived with them until March 1945. I lived at "Briar End" Mount Park in Carshalton. I was 6 years of age and remember clearly when the first flying bomb dropped a half mile away from us. It was around 11 am when my Grandmother called me to the kitchen window and ...Read full memory