Read and share memories of Ashford
I was a boarder at WGS from 1957 to 1964 and it doesn't live in my mind as the happiest place in the world - but there were plenty of girls who did love it, I remember. I was only thinking of it yesterday, Remembrance Sunday, because that was the one Sunday of the year we were arranged around the War (...Read full memory)
I was born in ashford in 1953, lived there until 1973, went to the open air pool as soon as I was allowed, during the school summer holidays they ran a morning, afternoon and early evening session, and we made sure we went to every one, every day, it was a fabulous place, although we didn't (...Read full memory)
In about 1949 my family brought the fried fish shop at number 3 Station Approach, Ashford, Middlesex. I was about three years old at the time and my earliest memory is of driving my pedal car between the tables and chairs in the shop. My father had a secure job in the office with London Transport at (...Read full memory)
I was only a few years old, when we moved into White Lodge, the station house, as shown in the picture, I loved the sound of the trains stopping & starting at the platforms, the house used to shake, it was certainly a novelty, our family consisted of 4 siblings, & mum & Dad, & (...Read full memory)
I went to Ashford Grammar School and before that Echelford. We used to go to that freezing cold swimming pool!. We had to jump in. I lived in Manor Road opposite the golf course. My sisters and brother and our friends spent many hours playing on the golf course, climbing trees, finding golf balls and selling (...Read full memory)
I lived in Ashford from 1946 -1955 when we moved to Australia,family name then was Jarvis. I lived in Rosary Gardens and caught the bus from the bus stop outside the church in this photo to Sunbury St.Ignatious primary school. High school was Gumley House Isleworth and the bus stop then was outside 'The Hearts of Oak' now known I believe as 'The Oaks'
I was born in 1950 and lived the first twenty years of my life in Acklam Road, off the Portobello Road, North Kensington. Although a deprived area, we were always happy and never ill. Does anyone else have fond (or otherwise) memories of North Kensington during this (...Read full memory)