California In England - a Memory of Wokingham.

This holiday camp was known as California in England and was owned by the Cartledge family.  Mr Cartledge ran the holiday camp and Mrs Cartledge ran the Red Puppet cafe in Wokingham's Peach Street for some time, where a group of boys from the Forest school and girls from the Holt would meet for coffee on the way home from school.


A memory shared by John Buck on May 18th, 2006. Send John Buck a message

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Tue Jul 14th 2020, at 4:23 pm
David Edmunds commented:
I remember the railway they had there. One day, probably in the 50's, we went for a ride & after a while the train stopped as branches had been lain over the line. The driver cleared them & walked off to find the culprits who were some lads who hurled abuse at him. I even think he said that they bit him! No kidding!

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