Carshalton, Bishopsford Road c.1955
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Memories of Carshalton
About 1949/50 I was 10.The ponds had dried up because there was no water coming from the spring in the corner where the Grove entrance met the High Street. There used to be a set of steps that went down into the pond at that point.If my memory is right they were wrought iron. I say this because in the light of later (...Read full memory)
In the Oaks Park in about 1958 I recall seeing a pile of rails and sleepers which appeared to have been from a narrow gauge railway. It was near the big house which was partly demolished by then. Does anyone remember a railway in the park?
My Grandfather returned from South Africa in the 1950s with his family including my father and I was told he had a Hotel and Garage / Factory in Carshalton which had something to do with Airplane parts. His name was Reginald Norris and his wife was called Sue. I was wondering if anyone had any information around (...Read full memory)