Aldershot, High Street c.1955

Memories of Aldershot


I finished school at A.C.H.S. in mid-summer of 1950. I know it has been torn down for housing, but cannot remember the name of the street it was on. We rode the bus from Cove, when we got off the bus in Cove we would meet the kids coming from the secondary modern school in Cove. They hated us because (...Read full memory)

The Cambridge Military Hospital was apparently founded as part of the initiative begun by Florence Nightingale after the Crimean War to improve medical facilities for the Army. It was built on a grand, traditionally solid Victorian scale, and as I remember, had very long corridors, which seemed to be about a quarter of (...Read full memory)

I lived here from 1962-1969 with my two sisters and my mum, Rita Oldfield, who was the owner and the secretary of the LVA at the time. It was still used by the Paras in those days. I have a lot of happy memories. I went to St Michaels C of E Secondary Modern School and remember going to the Aldershot Lido in the schoool (...Read full memory)

My first full time job, Woolworths, Union Road, what a job that was.

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