Drayton, Havant Road c.1955

Drayton, Havant Road c.1955

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Memories of Drayton

The New Inn Crowd

My parents, Ron and Mary Grant took over the New Inn at Drayton in 1957. Prior to that they had the Royal Pier Hotel at Sandown, on IOW. My sister Suzanne came over with them. I joined them the following year, as I had ...Read full memory

A memory of Drayton by Roland Grant

Memories Of Cafe Monica

Cafe Monica was the best place in the world for Heather and Trevor Eastes of Solent Road School. We went there every day for our lunch carrying our big boxes of veg waste to take home to our many guinea-pigs. We'd buy lardie cake, ...Read full memory

A memory of Drayton

199 Havant Road The Cottage

When I saw John Cowan’s posting, my eyebrows shot upward, since it so happens that 199 Havant Road was also my first home. I was born on 7 January 1935 and we lived at The Cottage (most houses had names in those days) until my ...Read full memory

A memory of Drayton by Anne Joseph

Young Bank Days

I worked in the National Provincial Bank which was in the parade of shops in DrYton from about 1960 to 1963 when I married I particularly remember Maureen Wood who also worked there and John and Mr Mimmack who was the deputy ...Read full memory

A memory of Drayton by Pauline Ellis

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