I spent happy years at Hackbridge School 1949 to 1954. We had sports in the Grange Park I think. I lived at Mitcham Junction so it was a old penny bus fare or a walk, I seem to remember walking passed Watercress beds.
I went to school at Elmwood 1949-51. I remember a beautiful girl there named Gillian English - I always wondered what became her. The Grange - the boating lake - and Beddington Park were my favourite haunts. Ron Shelley email@example.com USA
I was born in Hackbridge in 1944. I lived there until 1953 when my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins put me on a plane on May 2 to join my father who had emigrated to Canada the year before. My mother, who had lived in Hackbridge at 39 London Rd. before her marriage, with her parents, Frances and Nick McRae, had died of ...Read full memory