My mum, Ann Diamond, was in St Mary's home for girls from about 1940- 1943, then went to stay with some foster parents. She has written some memoirs of her time there, and in the home. I would love to show her any more info or photos I can find of Cold Ash x.
Although I lived in Cookham Berkshire when I was about 11 yrs old, my parents decided to send me to boarding school. Which was St Finians, Cold Ash. It was a very emotional time being an only child, and I will never forget my first few days after arrival. I had now left my home, my parents, my pets and friends. But as ...Read full memory