Addlestone, Church Interior 1906

Memories of Addlestone


When we moved from Wales I lived at the fairly extensive Sayes Court Farm caravan park off Liberty Hall Lane, before we settled in Addlestone Park Ave (defined by the statues of knights at the top). At 15, I went to work at Vickers Armstrong - now BAE. After attending their secretarial school I was placed (...Read full memory)

Have lived in Addlestone for 46 years teaching in the old St. Paul`s Junior and the newer Middle School. St. Paul`s Church celebrates 175 years this year and as a member of the church choir for over 35 years I am researching the history of the choirs at St. Paul`s and St. Augustines Churches. I have photos of St. (...Read full memory)

I lived in Ledger Drive in Addlestone from around 1954 and went to Ottershaw Infants (still have a class photo from around 1959/60) then St Pauls Juniors/ Secondary Modern. Worked in Weybridge, Walton and Shepperton and had a care free childhood. Good to read so much about memories of those times, still alive and kicking and remember the swinging blue jeans, walton hop, friends in the 60's.

I remember the Sunday dances at the Co-Op hall well. My mum used to work in the cloakroom and I went with her. We would take the coats in, I would go out and dance (thought I was great and grown up) then I would help give the coats out. I was about 8 when I started. I remember seeing The Applejacks, Georgie Fame (...Read full memory)

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