A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Other Memories from Addiscombe

Yes I remember going over from the junior school to pick up the lunch money from the golf club. I lived in Coleridge rd and I was 10 years old. Form junior school a also went to the secondary school that was in 1957 and was in Mr Royals class. After finishing school our family emigrated to Australia where I am now in Adelide Iam now 73 years old

Added 01 September 2019
There was a school near Coombe Woods for children that had hearing and speech problems does anyone remember the name ? My friend Mary Casilden mother used to work there. We attended Shirley Secondary School and lived on The Shrublands Estate Shirley off of Bridle Road. I worked Saturdays in a Hairdressers in the parade of shops off Bridle Road think it was called Jan Terase, the pub next door was The Goat . My maiden name was Cox

Added 17 June 2014
I was actually born in KCH in the 1960's , but my parents lived in Grange Road, Upper Norwood - and that is where I spent my childhood. Went to All Saints School, Westwood and Lady Edridge Schools. Lessons with the boys from Stanley Technical College in the 6th form! Remember some teachers at All Saints - Mr Woods, Mr Edwards, Miss May. Swam with Pollards Swimming Club and Woodside and Thornton Heath. Swam ...see more

My grandparents lived at 36 Kingscote Road and during the war my mother lived with them while my father was away. In the middle of the night in September 1940 a 500 lb bomb landed opposite and failed to go off. My mother and two young children aged 3 and 1 were told to immediately evacuate and take refuge in St Mildred's. Pushing the pram through the darkened streets with bombs falling my mother was offered shelter ...see more

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