Memories of Wallington
I loved this school. I left in 1964, after '0' levels. The last years were spent in a hut by the back gate. I have lost touch with all my old friends but would love to know how they all are. My name then was Sue Gill, later to become Sue Hodge, now Sue Hansen.
Does anybody remember the Swoffer family? I lived at 43A Manor Road, my Gran and Aunt's and Uncle's lived at 81b Manor Road. I went to Elmwood School, Hackbridge, (Gone!) and later worked at Hackbridge Cables. The Grange was wonderful, Beddington Park - so BIG! All seems about 150 years ago now.
I was baptised by the Rev. Brenn in 1945 and was sent to Sunday School from the age of about 4. I remember being scared to death by the head, the formidable Miss Hoof, who would give a loud blast on her whistle if anyone dared to mess about. My favourite day was the Tuesday after Whitsun when we all ...Read full memory
I lived just behind the Duke's Head from 1945 till the late 60's, and I believe this was where my parents met before World War II. My dad was working as a part time barman and my mother was sent by my grandmother to inform my grandfather, that it was time for him to drink up and get himself home for his tea! ...Read full memory