Aldborough, The Chapel c.1955

Memories of Aldborough

My mother and her mother were born in my great-grandparents' cottage at Hanworth Common. Richard and Blanche Craske they were. Well dear old Richard was really my step great grandad. The true one was Charles Pitcher but he died in 1894. I've traced the maternal male line back to Abraham Pitcher, born in (...Read full memory)

I lived here as a teenager betweern1998 - 2000, an amazing place. I haven't been back yet but will do at some time in the future. Aldborough holds a lot of special memories for me, the people are charming and the village even more charming.

My great-grandfather owned the Lime Kiln in the village of Aldborough. When my grandfather Charles Earl was a young man he decided to leave the village with a friend and cycle to London to seek his fortune. They arrived in Pinner where my grandfather met his future wife (she was landlady of a pub). He went to work (...Read full memory)

Myself and my 2 sisters and my brother lived in cottages at Hall Road near Aldborough Hall. We all use to walk all the way to Aldborough School in all weathers. My brother's name was Alan and my sisters' names were Ann and Gillian. We had a wonderful childhood. My parents eventually moved to a council house just passed (...Read full memory)

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