New Malden, High Street c.1965

Memories of New Malden


My dad, Cecil Edwards, had a newsagents and tobacconists shop in Grafton Road. We lived behind and over the shop. One of my abiding memories is going to Woolworths in the High Street to spend my saved pocket money on Christmas presents for the family.  At that time Woolworths had gas lamps throughout the shop which had (...Read full memory)

I used to live at the What O Café shannons corner in 1960 ish. My father was the fitter for Champions Timber Yard. I used to go out on the lorries when they delivered. Robert used to work with my Dad. We then moved to Amberwood Rise New Malden until 1970. I used to work at Luxton Andrews New Malden for the Andrews Brothers. (...Read full memory)

In 1954 I was nine. I was born in New Malden in 1945, and went to school there. My family name is Arbuckle, and the New Malden police station had my great-grandfathers in their uniforms in pics on the wall, and I was on the film when they laid the stone  foundations of the church on the corner of Westbury Road, because I (...Read full memory)

Anyone remember the Cake shop opposite Champions Timber New Malden Surrey?. I used to work there after school and on a Saturday for Mrs Star, My Mum worked at the Iron Mongers opposite. My Dad was a fitter at Champions Timber. We used to sell cakes, Bread. and I used to waitress in the (...Read full memory)

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