Memories of Carshalton
In the Oaks Park in about 1958 I recall seeing a pile of rails and sleepers which appeared to have been from a narrow gauge railway. It was near the big house which was partly demolished by then. Does anyone remember a railway in the park?
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
Oh!!! It is absolutely wonderful to find this site. I trained as an RN at St. Helier's Hospital in from 1964-1968. I have lived in the USA since 1974. I have always wanted to find someone who knew about St. Helier's. I talked with someone about it today and she suggestesd I try the internet, and there it is. I am so excited I can hardly concentrate. I want to know if anyone out there knows of a reunion or get-together for past students. I will be the first to book my flight. Oh!! I am now an accomplished tennis player thanks to a French student nurse who introduced me to the game at St. Heliers. I don't really know how this site works because my computer skills are really back in the last century. But ...Read full memory
It's been years since I have seen this photo. I can remember a market there, also a cafe where in them days of the 1960's was where people would listen to music and drink coffee. Anyone remember?