Tilehurst, View From Aurthur Newbery Park c.1960
Memories of Tilehurst
I was at Highlands between 1966-1970, and have very warm and happy memories of the school. I was Janet Anderson back then. Mrs. Peach was Headmistress, she was a wonderful lady. I started in the first form, worked up to the third form, then jumped to the middle fourth (I think it was called). My (...Read full memory)
Although I was born in London in 1939 where my father was a master baker, we were blitzed out in 1940 and came to settle in School Road Tilehurst. My father had learnt the Grocery trade as a lad in Sainsbury's specializing in the cheese counter, He opened the shop in School road with very little stock having (...Read full memory)
Pincents Hill / Pincents Farm / Turnhams Farm - Calcot /Tilehurst border - West Reading Berks Does anyone have any memories of: Pincents Hill, Pincents Farm, Turnhams Farm, between Calcot and Tilehurst. Pincents Hill: Ancient Historic site, Roman Relics found near here. This area is under threat from development and we are keen to record any memories. Thank you.
I was born in Westwood Road and my grandfather worked for Francis Bros which was located just around the corner from here. My mother also worked at Petry Stores when she was 18 until she got married. Her name was Eunice Arthurs at the time. I have many memories of playing football in the recreation (...Read full memory)