Sutton, High Street c.1965

Memories of Sutton


Does any one remember or, like me, go to this school that had the same purple-mauve school uniform colour as the twinned girls' school just along the road? The alumni blog (with photos of teachers like Mrs. Pankhurst and Mr. Coulter) disappeared about 5 years ago in 2012 on the 50th anniversary (...Read full memory)

Sutton Station holds some great memories from the 60's, including childhood summer holidays. Before we had a car I remember catching the express 'corridor train' to the south coast...so exciting! I live in Toronto now, but I still shop with mum in Sutton High Street every time I visit. Mum is 85 now, (...Read full memory)

My memories of Manor Park were that on a Saturday morning we used to go to the Granada cinema for Saturday morning pictures. The cinema was right next to the park and we used to go in the park on our way home. I lived in Carshalton Road. My grandfather's name is on the war memorial in the park and also my uncle's name is (...Read full memory)

I was born at St. Helier hospital and lived in Stayton Road until I married in 1974. Our house backed on to the Pylbrook and the Oldfields Trading Estate, owned by the Wheeler family. One of the older boys kept a puma in a flat there and would take it for walks, on a lead, past our house. Families in Stayton (...Read full memory)

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