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Memories of Wallington

I was born in Queenswood avenue and went to Collingwood girls school in 1953 which was then situated in Stanley Park road. The headmistress was Mrs Hollis and the discipline was very strict at that time but did me no harm at all and left me with happy memories apart from the school dinners which left me with a (...Read full memory)

I went to WCGS for boys from 1959 - 66. I never really appreciated the school until just before I left for Reading University - made possible by some brilliant teachers particularly Frank Mitchell and Michael Gainsbury despite my suffering glandular fever for much of my final Autumn term. I was more keen on all sport than (...Read full memory)

born in elgin road in 1943,went to Bandon hill school in sandy lane,then to high view school,have very fond memories looking at all the old pictures,and remember many happy hours at beddington park and mellows park,used to walk everywhere or bike,things were very different then,grew up got married,was one the first (...Read full memory)

At Bandon Hill Primary School in Wallington we have a plaque to commemorate the death of one of our teachers in WW1. Walter Norman Welton was killed on 26th June 1916 in France and this year will be the One Hundredth Anniversary of his death. Does anyone remember his wife (...Read full memory)

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