Addlestone, Thaw Bridge 1906

Memories of Addlestone


My father was in the USAF, stationed at West Drayton from 1956-1959. In 1956 we rented a large, beautiful home named Billsfield in Addlestone. We also had friends in the village who owned a bicycle shop - their last name was Hobbs - the father was John and he had a daughter named Mary. I have (...Read full memory)

Between the years of 1955 and 1963 except for a 2 yr stint in Australia We lived on and off at my grandfathers house at 107 Bourneside Road 2nd house from end of road; as kids we climbed over fence to get to the mill pond for non permit fishing, coxes mill was still functioning, no gentrified housing then, I attended St (...Read full memory)

I can remember as a teenager in the late 1970s early 1980s walking home in the dark down Crouch Oak Road and being terrified of walking past the gates to the home and the Church that was just inside the gates. Even during the day you never ever saw anybody going in or coming out of the home or walking about, (...Read full memory)

I was born in Addlestone down good old greenlane . I attend st pauls school until I left in 1969. I used to hang around crown cafe alot , there was never alot todo at night disco at the com center which always ended up with a fight .as I live in Woking moved far haven't I .I have seen many changes dukes head,magnet and Woburn (...Read full memory)

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