Memories of Caversham

My Memories Of Caversham

I lived in Caversham  in 1970-1972 at 11A Bridge Street, above the hairdresser's shop. It was owned by a Mr Simmonds, who was our landlord. There was a newspaper shop ...Read full memory

A memory of Caversham by Kath Johnson

Caversham Boy

I lived in Southview Avenue, schools were Hill Primary and Caversham Secondary Modern . I left in 1959 and went to Reading Art College (Kings Road) and then Reading Process Engraving ...Read full memory

A memory of Caversham

Lower Caversham

Lived at Piggotts Road adjacent to Caversham Mill in 1954 to 1966. As kids. View Island & the river area were wonderful; fishing below the mill, swimming View Island. In an old ...Read full memory

A memory of Caversham by Tony Dighton


I went to the Hill primary school and then to Caversham secondary modern school. I left there in 1963. I lived at Kings Road. We used to play down the rec and view island. We would play ...Read full memory

A memory of Caversham by Carol Hendry

School Days

I used to have my hair cut in the barber shop on Bridge St usually before going to Saturday morning cinema. I also did a paper round for the newsagent on the bridge, the round was in ...Read full memory

'The Clappers'

'The Clappers' as my dad would say.... 1980 I would spend many hours here pike fishing, there used to be an old guy that used to hang around hoping someone would offer their catch to him for his tea.

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