Hindhead, Woodcock Inn 1922
Memories of Hindhead
I was evacuated in 1940 and in 1944 and billeted to Admiral and Lady Freemantle's house named Goldcrest on the A287. Does anyone know the year when the present Goldcrest (an old people's home) was built? Is it the same house that I stayed in during WW2? William Heath
I joined the Queen Alexandra Nursing Corps in 1958 and came down from Scotland to QA depot at Hindhead. After training at the Dental College, Aldershot was posted to the Dental Centre, ...Read full memory
My Grandfather, Harvey Madgwick, was a broom squire,and he lived in a cottage down in the bowl (as my mother related to me). It was a hard life for these people, but my mother(being bought up by her grandparents) told us many times of the broom squires and their children who lived there.
I was at a Children's Home here till I left school at fourteen to work at BAC.
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