Memories of Reading
The Thames-side Miniature Railway opened in about 1946 and closed in 1954. The station, which had a single platform, stood at the Caversham end of the line. To the east of the station was the engine shed and, beyond that, a turntable. At the western end of the railway was another turntable and a passing ...Read full memory
Miss Jenifer Howell and Mr Peter Gardiner got married here on the 21st October 1967 as did my mother and father Jean and Frank Gardiner on the 21st October 1939.
I would like to trace any members of my family who lived in the reading area my family name is Whitlock but i was brought up by Mr & Mrs A E Pear we lived at Binfield i had a uncle and aunt in Brunswick St , Also a cousin last known in Calcot Also a Mr Alec Pear that lived at Woodley he was married to Molly was my uncle and ...Read full memory
I was born in Caversham, Reading. I used to go to a riding school at Sonning Common, owned by Rosemary Drayton and remember the riding school and farm at Bugs Bottom owned by Frank Stokes. I loved the ice cream sold at The Regent in St Mary's Butts, and I worked at Lamport, Gilbert and Co in Gun Street, my window ...Read full memory