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Memories of Chertsey

Does anyone know where Ottershw Road was?

The picture of is the new Stepgates Girls School, opened in September 1908. Very little had changed between 1908 and 1960, the road had been given a smoother surface and railings placed in front of the gate.

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)

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