Crowthorne, Female Quarters, Broadmoor Asylum 1910

Memories of Crowthorne


I remember the winter of 1962/63. I was at Crowthorne C of E Primary School at the time and lived in Pinewood Avenue. I used to go home for dinner and I remember the path and road being thick with ice and compacted snow - no gritters then - and lost count of the number of times I fell on my bottom going up or down the (...Read full memory)

My family owned the Victorian pile that incorporated the chemist opposite the Iron Duke. I was born in 1942 at the house (if it's still there) that was built as a wedding present for my parents at the top of the property and moved to the main house when my grandmother died, somewhere around 1945. Myself and my 3 (...Read full memory)

My great grandfather, William Willett Wilkinson, his wife, Emily Goddard, my grandmother, Lilian May Wilkinson, and her siblings lived at 130 High Street in Crowthorne, Berks from 1887 to about 1945. I would like to be in touch with anyone that can help with more information about them. (...Read full memory)

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