Memories of Lindford, the Village c1955

I stayed with my Grandfather and Grandmother Group Capt and Mrs Allerston in the 1960's during the Summer Holidays and sometimes at Christmas, I used to love the old big house. There was a big sweeping driveway which went past the front door (which was arched) and around the side of the house, there was a long Laurel (...Read full memory)

I remember Mr Souter and the Calverts who ran the garage, and Mr Pears in the corner shop. Started work as a hairdresser apprentice in Headley then moved to Bordon. Had hairdressing shop in Chalet Hill in Mr Simpkins next to Kings baby shop... many happy days. Ewens fish and chips (top of the hill), Joanne (hairdressers next door) (...Read full memory)

The store on the cross roads in Lindford was named Cross Road Stores. My parents bought Cross Road Stores in I think 1962-63 and ran the stores for about 4 years, the stores and the house were very old, I was about 7 or 8 years old when we moved to the stores. The house was 3 floors high, there was an extension built on (...Read full memory)

I lived at 49 "The Triangle" in the prefabs, just up the road from the stores past the Royal Exchange Pub, from about 1958 -1965. When I first moved there the store was owned by Mr Pears and we called it Pears's Stores. I was friends with Alan Jones whose parents owned the shop down the road to the right in the picture. (...Read full memory)

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