Waterlooville, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Aolding Painters Decorators

Just go down Stakes Hill Rd. to where Gino's the hairdresser is situated and the next door semi was the home and business address of A.Olding Painter's & Decorators est. 1880. The Olding's were an old established Waterlooville familly going back generations and if painting and decorating was required it was ...Read full memory

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 Patterson Pat and Christine Moat, Alan Barnet, Ernest Bow, Dave Fuller were some of my class mates. South ...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 No 54 opposite the farm and as a kid I used to walk with farmer Smith when he walked the cows over ...Read full memory