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Caption for Aldershot, Wellington Street 1892: Before assuming the role of the first military town in Britain, Aldershot was no more than a pretty village comprising a church, a manor house and several farms, close to an area of open heathland.

Memories of Aldershot

I was born in Aldershot in June 1946. I believe the event was at the General Hospital at the top end of St.Georges Road. For the first year or so I lived with my parents and older brother at the bottom end of Victoria Road. We then moved to Highland Close in North Town end of Aldershot. This area was all single (...Read full memory)

I was born in Aldershot in 1950, went to Newport road infants/primary school then on to Manor Park Secondary Modern school. The first year though had to go to North Camp Buller Barracks as there was no room until Heron Wood school was finished and the boys all went there leaving Manor Parks a girls school. In (...Read full memory)

Happy memories indeed! I have many of those both from Marlborough Lines Primary and Talavera Junior...marbles, hopscotch, Shirley Temple and all the games we played in those days and reading Beano comics when it was pouring down with rain! Does anybody remember any of the Talavera teachers 1968-1970? Or the headmistress (...Read full memory)

My dad was in the para 1 squad,we lived at 23 Macadam Square for about 2/3 years, I remember them as some of the happiest of my life. I know that the houses are all gone now, but just wondered if anyone else remembered us, the Eskdale family? I was only around 7 when we lived there before going back to Scotland to live. I (...Read full memory)

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