Little Sandhurst Memories

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When I was in my early teens birdnesting I got caught on the Swan neck pipe in the top right hand side of shop and had to be rescued by Bill Parker who lived opposite. He had to hold the only available ladder on his shoulder I climbed down and ran away o happy days. Contact at (...Read full memory)

Can anyone tell me where Ackrill corner is located in Little Sandhurst as it is named after my great great grandfather Ackrill and my grandfather George Ackrill would be very proud that a street was named after him. It is no longer listed and the only photo of it showing Ackrills corner is from 1955 so it must have (...Read full memory)

I attended Scotland Hill School from 1940 to 1946, after which I moved to Crowthorne C of E School. I have many memories of Scotland Hill School, Mr Shanks the Headmaster did not take any fooling around, his cane often warmed our hands for what seemed to us minor problems, but he was a fair person really. The (...Read full memory)

This is more or less as the centre of Litle Sandhurst appeared in 1958 - very little changed from 1939. We lived on the other side of this photo at a row of houses called (I don't know why!) Gibletts Folly. To the left of this photo is the bottom of Scotland Hill, which towards the top was very steep and the (...Read full memory)

My best memory of Little Sandhurst was being able to run freely through Wellington College woods as I was an avid fan of athletics and still am.  I lived in Edgbarrow Rise and can remember people like Peter Searle, John Irwin (now deceased), Peter Barber (now deceased), Derek and David Wood and many more.  My mum used to (...Read full memory)