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Memories of Tooting

My mother is writing aother volume of her memoirs and suggested that I send you an account of her sojourn in Tooting whilst her mother was Matron of the Royal Dental Hospital and she spent six happy years at the convent school. This is part of chapter 5 of her current work: Over the years, (...Read full memory)

Hi Went to Convent of Holy Family Tooting Broadway. In early 1980s Headmistress was Miss Shine. Remember getting 95 bus to and from school and still have school blazer and crest. Gathering for school assembly in hall. Sad to think the school is no more. Made many friends Bernadette, Anne, Mary, Maureen, Anita x many more. Breda Fahy

Hi' my name is Ben Harverson i live in Tooting; 35 Brightwell cres, from 1953 to 1971 . I went to Hillcroft school 64 to 68. My DAD and his Brothers had D I Y family Business; a yard in Charlmont Rd and two shops one on Tooting High St and one on Garrett lane in the 50,60 and 70. Does anybody remember the shops,the yard or me. the name of my DAD Business was E Harverson & sons

In 1957 I commenced, aged 10, at Franciscan Boys Primary School, in Mr Norman Leslie Caunt's Class 4, and a short while later moved up a year into his Class 2. I have a photograph of Class 2 taken in 1958, with many of the boys' surnames listed separately, although the majority of their first names are now sadly forgotten (...Read full memory)

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