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Andover Photographic Memories

Andover Photographic Memories

The photo 'Andover, Wesleyan Chapel and Sunday School 1904' appears in this book

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Caption for Andover, Wesleyan Chapel 1904: The Methodist Sunday School's gable and simple rose window, built with the Church in 1824 in what was then Brick Kiln Street, were removed when the Salvation Army acquired the building in 1906 as their Citadel. Only the distant building with roof dormers, the Citadel, the house and the Lamb Inn on the right now remain. The Mason's Arms, two doors beyond the Lamb, was demolished with all the rest in the 1970s.

An extract from Andover Photographic Memories.

Memories of Andover

I attended Andover Grammar School from 1952 until 1956 and must admit that the swimming pool was my favorite part of the school. I have fond memories of the friends I made there, a lot of whom I am still in touch with. My father was a great angler and Mr. Dreghorn our geography teacher asked if anyone (...Read full memory)

I was stationed in the RE's in Andover - Barton Stacey camp. Remember shopping in 'International Stores' supermarket as they had good looking girls ! I also recall being in a cafe when some of the Troggs came in. Happy days, must return for a visit some day.

Does anyone know where this was in Andover? My grandparents lived there.

We lived at Anton Mill House above Rooksberry Mill on the River Anton. My father kept cattle during the war in a field below the level crossing and I had to cycle after school to pump water for them in the field. The crossing only served the mill and came down from the Salisbury Road. Sterling Poultry owned the land behind the crossing house.

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