Calne, The Strand 1957
Memories of Calne
I was taken to Greenacres in 1956 I hadn’t done anything wrong & was totally confused as to why I would be put there which dished out such cruelty. I’d had a terrible childhood & let down by Hampshire county council ! I arrived on the 3rd. Of may 1956 I had never celebrated a Birthday & didn’t even know when my Birthday (...Read full memory)
Does anyone remember the girls school which was called Greenacres on Curzon Street? It is now Springfields, I believe. It was a home office approved school in the 1950's and 1960's and girls from all over the country were sent there. Some of the staff were local people; is there anyone still around with memories of Greenacres?
I worked here when I was about 14-15, with Shelley (who is now my sister in law), Chris (can't remember his surname) and Tish (Letitia Orlandi). This was when The White Hart was owned by Giovanni Brandani or 'Johnny', as he was known. It may have been my age, but it has to be said, I had the best time!
I lived in calne from 1960 to 1962 i have many fond memories of my time spent there i stayed with my ant and uncle i remember my first school was near the church then i was sent to a schol by double decker bus what semed like a long drivfe out of town my uncle used to take me aroun in the icecream truck the whit horse at (...Read full memory)