Memories of Frensham, the Big Pond c1955

My sister and I were sent to this awful place in 1964 or 65 after our mother died I was 5 and my sister was 7 my memories a were not very nice as someone else has stated we had all our clothes taken away from us and had to wear plain shabby dual clothes, we were made to eat food we didn't like and could not leave the (...Read full memory)

I always remember stopping off for a paddle here on my way home from Frensham Junior school.  I remember my nan used to give me my bus fare. But I used to prefer to walk along past the pond so I could stop for a quick paddle.

My wife's health was not that good, and, in 1961, she was sent for a recuperative fortnight at the Little Pond House. It was a convalescent home for children used by the NHS and had also been home to children from Europe sent there by International Help for Children after the war. During August, 2010 we (...Read full memory)

I arrived at Little Pond House just before Chirstmas 1964. My mother had been taken ill and I had to stay at the home until 1968 when I left Tilford Junior School and had to attend a boarding school at Reigate, Surrey. I remember being greeted by Mary and Jack Finch, now deceased. I only met them (...Read full memory)

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