Old Coulsdon, The Parade c.1955

Old Coulsdon, The Parade c.1955

Neg. O106007

Memories of Old Coulsdon

My Paper Round

I worked as a paper boy at Newby's in Taunton Lane. I got up at 5 am and went to the shed behind the shop to sort and mark-up the papers. I then did 2 rounds before school for 6/- a ...Read full memory

Growing Up In Old Coulsdon 1946 67

I was born at 274 Coulsdon Road in 1946, my father had a business in Caterham-on-the-Hill and my paternal grandparents lived at 31 Canons Hill - all my childhood ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I was born in 1942 & lived in placehouse lane, attending down land school then passing the dreaded 11plus & spending the next 6 years at purley county grammar school for girls starting ...Read full memory

Leaving Old Coulsdon

I was born at 52 The Glade in 1960 and can remember a happy childhood, although my mum was a single mother (unusual then) and we struggled with money. I remember the parade of ...Read full memory

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