Fleet, Reading Road 1903

Memories of Fleet


This beautiful house was owned by my grandparents many years ago and was the first place I lived, such a crying shame it is now flats, a piece of family history gone....

I was born and raised in the Fleet area. My dad (Leonard) had a shop in the High Street, and I used to be friends with Christine who lived at the very top of the High Street, her dad also had a shop. I knew this area well and I remember the milkbar where we went for milkshakes. We used to go to school in Farnborough by steam (...Read full memory)

I was sorry to see this photo of Fleet Pond labelled incorrectly as The Lake. Lakes are natural features, whereas ponds have normally been created by man. The two ponds which used to exist in Fleet (one was filled in with spoil when the motorway was built nearby) were created by monks as fish ponds for the Bishop of Winchester. The (...Read full memory)

court moor school i Shirley McKeeman went to courtmoor school as did my sisters mary and veronica aka bonny McKeeman i left in the 70s but have good memories of being there .

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