Bagshot, Duchess Of Connaught Memorial Nursing Home 1903

Memories of Bagshot


how many people remember the good old Bird In Hand pub on London road of Bagshot its was opposite the new waitrose store. well folks next year in 2017 it will be turned into costa coffee drive through. does anyone have fond memories .managed to take a recent photo of the old bird in hand

The house in the background is Pinewood, built by my great grandfather, Sir Howard Elphinstone, VC, KGB etc. He was one of the first soldiers in the Crimean War to win a VC. His VC is now in the Imperial War Museum. He was born near Riga, Latvia (then Livonia) in 1829. He was educated in Germany, before the family moved (...Read full memory)

I was born on the 5th January 1948 in the Duchess of Connaught Nursing Home, Bagshot, evidently I was the only girl in a room full of boys.

I was born in 1947 (a home birth) in Grove End cottage which was, and still is, located pretty much across the London Road and railway line from the Cricketers pub. Although I've never been inside the pub, I have on occasion as a child, watched cricket with my Dad at the weekends. I notice on the satellite map (...Read full memory)

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