Memories of Tolworth

does anyone remember the donkey at knollmead school? ingalbert he use to get out and bite us kids in the playground

I arrived in Tolworth at the age of 5. Went to Sheephouse Lane School, later to Tolworth Central School (Boys). In 1940 I was standing outside 84 Southwood Drive when an unexploded bomb went off behind 73. The blast blew the front windows of 84 out. My Mother fainted. I was only aware of the noise and wondered what all the (...Read full memory)

I also have vivid memories of tolworth as I lived over the shops, waters the green grocers near the wimpy bar As a very young person I remember going to the nursery on the corner of fairmead. I remember playing in the fields behind the cinema and on the opposite side near the new underpass, I used to go to Saturday (...Read full memory)

I lived in Elgar Avenue, Tolworth from abt 1940 until 1944. We left when I was about 6 having rented a house here as our house in London had been bombed. I have such happy memories. I went to a school in Grand Avenue and the number of children in class was so small compared to the bigger classes I had to go back to. (...Read full memory)

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