Chertsey, The Lock And Bridge c.1950

Memories of Chertsey


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 picture is of the pond near the junction of Pound Pond Road and Abbey Road in Chertsey. As a child I would walk pass this area on my way to school, but the 'pond' was more like a muddy ditch!!

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.

The boys home was an awful place but I remember falling in love with a blonde haired angel who like me, attended Stepgates School. Her name was Gillian Vincent and I still have a photograph of her tucked away somewhere. After this romance ended, I fell for Josephine Roake of Station Rd, Chertsey (...Read full memory)

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