Memories of Addiscombe

Fullerton Road & Area 1956 65

I lived at 2 Fullerton Road from 1956-1965, it was a cul-de-sac in those days. It was lined with Plain Trees with sticky leaves. There were a couple of factories at the ...Read full memory

Addiscombe And Croydon Characters

There seemed to be a lot of eccentric characters around in those days. Old blokes with strange shaped polished bald heads (these were the days when it was the older ...Read full memory

A memory of Addiscombe by Francis Beck

Fullerton Road

I was born and lived for 12 years of my life in Fullerton Road, I lived with my parents sister and brother in my nan's house number 19. My uncle and aunt lived at the bottom of the ...Read full memory

Shirley Road Shops

I lived at Ashburton and spent my junior school years from 1953 at the primary and junior schools after which I walked everyday to South Norwood  where I attended Stanley ...Read full memory

A memory of Addiscombe by Roger Steer

Baring Road

I was born at Mayday Hospital. My parents still live in Baring Road and my mother has lived there from the age of 13, as my grandmother had the house before they did. I vividly remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Addiscombe by Jacky Hughes

Coombe Woods/Shrublands Estate

There was a school near Coombe Woods for children that had hearing and speech problems does anyone remember the name ? My friend Mary Casilden mother used to work ...Read full memory

The Old Club House

I remember the old club house school. I lived in Coleridge Road and I went to the Ashburton High School, now pulled down, they have a new school there now but the fire station is ...Read full memory

The Fish Shop

When I was still going to school Ashburton High School I had a park time job at the Fish Shop at the Shirly Road shops I worked every day arfter school Monday to Friday, also all day ...Read full memory

The Old Club House School

I was delighted to hear (and see) that I was not the only person who remembers the Club House. It would seem that one or two of us lived on the estate (I lived in Coleridge ...Read full memory

A memory of Addiscombe by Roger Steer

You Forget.....

...how prominent the church was in the 1965 landscape, before the trees grew. I was a choirboy at St Mildreds in 1965 and used to live in Kingscote Road throughout the 1960s and into the ...Read full memory

A memory of Addiscombe by Keith Phair

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