Chertsey, The Lock 1949

Memories of Chertsey


I still remember Carl Hazeltine who was regularly beaten up by the Noel W......s gang who ran the school. During that period, there were two very large older boys, Goodwin and Baxter. They were the two biggest boys and I remember the day they had a really dramatic fight which lasted for quite a long time, starting in the assembly (...Read full memory)

The town hall on the left was Chertsey Library in 1954 and I have many happy memories of hours of discovery in the reference section, while my mother was looking for novels. This ultimately led to my love of science and a career in engineering. We always used to go up the spiral staircase on the left (...Read full memory)

This was St Thomas's RC secondary school when I attended between 1957 and 1962. We had some fun and didn't learn much. More memories from past pupils are on the Friends Reunited website.

Does anyone know where Ottershw Road was?

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