Memories of Effingham

Living In Effinham Junction1936 To 1958

I grew up in Surrey Gardens, first at "Ceuta", then at White Croft. My father, Mr Crump, purchased the plot of land beside the footpath and the house was built ...Read full memory

St.Teresa's Convent

(ex Auton). So many memories of my years at the Convent. I learnt to ride here, firstly at the old stables and then a new one was built at the end of the long drive-way behind, ...Read full memory

St Teresas Convent

I was sent to St Teresas in the 60's as my aunt (Joan Turner nee Kleboe) had been amongst the very first students before the war. A beautiful building surrounded by large lawns & ...Read full memory

School Days

I loved my schooling there from 1950 to 55. We had horses (oh, those nighttime rides), outdoor swimming pool (freezing at midnight!), Guy Fawkes night in the Elephant Pit, long walks to ...Read full memory

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