Ewell, Nonsuch Park Memorial 1925

Memories of Ewell


Further to Pat Dickinson's memories....... I remember it vividly,especially the roaring fire and clanging iron -,the way the huge (to me) horses stood so still. We used to stop on our way home from school. There was always a knot of kids hanging in the doorway,staring fascinated. It was opposite the (...Read full memory)

I have this photograph on the wall as it reminds me of my dad, Arthur Edward Elson. He was born in Mill Lane in 1914 and worked as a 'butcher's boy' for Baldwin's which is just visible on the right of the photo. He delivered meat to customers by bicycle which is how he met my mother, she had come down from Durham and (...Read full memory)

I lived in Ewell as an american child. I remember a small tuck shop, a confectionary and the pub Toby (I think that's what it was called). I still remember the half curtains that effectively prevented me as a child from peering into the pub; but I remember the browns in the pattern of the curtains and an old toby mug. Looking at the pictures of the village of Ewell, it's bigger than I remember

Is there a photo of the original pub.? We lived a few yards away on Kingston Road. The old building had two bays with the door in the middle. It opened on to the road and the bus stop was right outside the front door. It was surrounded by a high fence and a Privet hedge which went right round the corner. (...Read full memory)

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