Pirbright, Admirals Walk c.1965

Pirbright, Admirals Walk c.1965

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Memories of Pirbright, Admirals Walk c1965

Admirals Walk''S Legend

My mother lived in Admirals Walk during the Second World War. Her father was a Spanish official posted in London who hired the property to spare his family the bombing raids over the capital. The house belonged at that time to a British family whose members were serving in the army and could not live in Pirbright. Among the ancestors of that family there was an admiral who lost his life in the battle of Trafalgar. The name of the house stems from a legend according to which the ghost of the late admiral showed up on certain nights walking by the house. Although my mother never saw the spectre, as she would have wished,  she keeps beautiful memories of those difficult days in Britain, full of courage and ...Read full memory

A memory of Pirbright by Angel Vazquez

Memories of Pirbright

Pirbright Scrambles.

I am interested in contacting other people who remember scrambling in Purbright in the 1950`s. I have many photos of riders and would welcome any information that other readers have. Edwin Moody.

A memory of Pirbright by emoody16

Boxing Day Scramble

I was brought up in Pirbright Village and my father was into motorbikes. My brother was older than me and had a motorcycle 1st but when I was old enough I also got a motorcycle. For many years as a family we went to Fox Hills on Boxing Day to watch the big boxing day scramble (now known as motocross). We usually took ...Read full memory

A memory of Pirbright by Harry Henden

Barred

I remember my dad taking me to the White Hart Pub in Pirbright in the sixties, dad took great delight in telling me that it was the only pub he was ever barred from whilst a young Guardsman at the nearby Guards Depot in Pirbright.

A memory of Pirbright by Ian Whyte

Admirals Walk''S Legend

My mother lived in Admirals Walk during the Second World War. Her father was a Spanish official posted in London who hired the property to spare his family the bombing raids over the capital. The house belonged at that time to a British family whose members were serving in the army and could not live in Pirbright. Among the ancestors of that family there was an admiral who lost his life in the battle of Trafalgar. The name of the house stems from a legend according to which the ghost of the late admiral showed up on certain nights walking by the house. Although my mother never saw the spectre, as she would have wished,  she keeps beautiful memories of those difficult days in Britain, full of courage and ...Read full memory

A memory of Pirbright by Angel Vazquez

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