Aldershot, Swimming Pool 1931

Memories of Aldershot


The ABC song certainly brought back memories of my regular Saturday morning trips to the pictures in the late 1940s and early 50s. In Aldershot we were lucky that the ABC – the Ritz, and the Empire – an Odeon cinema, were situated right next to each other. We looked at each programme displayed and, depending (...Read full memory)

Can remember most of the shops in this part of the street. My father worked in the shop beyond the Wimpy Bar - Lascelles fishmongers. Fred the butchers, Lanes ice-cream, the Hot Oven, Hall & Warner, the herbalist, Keens newsagents, the Camera shop, the entrance to the Market what memories this brings back!

This picture was taken before they put the railings round the pond. One Sunday on my way home from Sunday School at Christchurch, I was feeding the ducks and my Bible flew out of my hand. I tore the back of my leg on the barbed wire on top of the iron railings as (...Read full memory)

I remember this School very well. I was a pupil here in approximately 1968/69 after moving up from Marlborough Lines School. I now live in Essex but on my travels have been to see the old place. Does anyone remember the cats mask in the Junior playground? Julie Barker (nee Wilkes).

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