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 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
I lived at 3 Piers Cottages on Church Hill from the age of 3 years, they were demolished in the late 1950's at the same time as Orchard Hill Cottages nearby. I earnt some pocket money for assisting the demo' men to transport the roof tiles etc.. I recall the firm was Sid Bishop and sons and the workmen concerned were ...Read full memory
I LIVED IN WINDBOROUGH ROAD FROM 1956-1961. WE LIVED AT NUMBER 68 WITH MY PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS. MY DAD TOLD ME HE TOOK CLIFF RICHARD TO SCHOOL ON THE BACK OF HIS BIKE! MY MEMORIES ARE THE "GEM SHOP" WHERE WE WOULD BUY JUBILEES, AND THE "WRECK" PARK. ALSO AS A TREAT WE WOULD GO TO THE SMALL HOLDING WHICH I ...Read full memory