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Memories of Fareham

There was I sitting on the Esso petrol pumps of Dad's garage (Croker and Farrell) next to Trinity Church, waving my little union jack and watching the Queen go by. So many happy memories of growing up there, such as tea over the Embassy cinema, watch the Saturday matinées, catching the bus opposite to Portsmouth to see the (...Read full memory)

I moved to Fareham from Scotland in 1959 when I was 4 and returned in 1966, In that period I have very vivid memories, Living in Wallington, going to Fareham County Primary school. I remember West Street with the bus station across from Woolworths and Victor Value supermarket!!!!. We moved to a new house in a new estate (...Read full memory)

does anyone remember the disused railway which used to run under Highlands Road next to Hill Park Working Mens' Club? I used to go to the clinic up near Kiln Road to get my pre-school injections and can remember walking over a metal footbridge next to the road bridge which carried Highlands Road. This (...Read full memory)

Both my husband and I have lived in Fareham all our lives and we are researching our family histories. His grandfather, we believe, used to sell fruit from a barrow in West Street, Fareham, near the top of Portland Street in the 1940s and 1950s. There seems to be some discrepancy about his name. We think his name was William (...Read full memory)

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