Waterlooville, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Waterlooville and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

My Early Years

I was born 1942 in a wool shop at 300 London Rpad, grew up in Stakes Wood, granny tree, blue bell woods etc. Idylllic childhood . I went to Stakes Hill Rpad primary school 1947 to 1953, Mrs Nelson my teacher. Elsie ...Read full memory

South Africa Lodge

I lived in Stakes Hill Road between 1957 and 1970. I used to play with Tamblyn Thornton who Lived in South Africa Lodge and Alex Robertson who lived in the flint cottage in front of South Africa Lodge. Our house was ...Read full memory

Ferndale And Cowplain

My wife and I had a new house built in Ferndale just off the Hulbert Road in 1959. Detached semi bungalow with three bedrooms and a garden backing on to Inhurst Woods and all for £3500. My goodness, how different ...Read full memory