Photo of Camberley, Barossa, Old Dean Common 1931

Camberley, Barossa, Old Dean Common 1931

Neg. 83859

Memories of Camberley

Church Hill

In 1958 when I was 3 year old, we moved from a small flat on the London Road, near the bank where my father was branch manager (TSB), to Belton Road off Church Hill. I watched our new ...Read full memory

1960s And Prior London Road Haunts

I was born in Bagshot but moved to Camberley in 1955 when I was 8. I attended York Town Primary School which was, and on checking the maps still appears to be, ...Read full memory


Lived at Pinehurst in Park Road /Park Street from about late 1953-1956. Went to France Hill House School. Did massive paper round from a little paper shop on the Portsmouth Road which ...Read full memory

A memory of Camberley by Tony Sheridan

Never Looked Like This When Bob Potter Owned It!

Like others I've read here I too, worked at Mac Fisheries, remember the pineapple fritters? After school (France Hill) on Fridays, three hours work, ...Read full memory

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At the end of Kings Ride we find the Barossa Common. It still looks the same today, although some of it has been used to build the extra houses which are needed to house the ever- increasing number of people who wish to reside in the area. On a cold and wet night, it would evoke the words of Daniel Defoe: 'land which is horrid and frightful to look at'.