Memories of Winchmore Hill

I did part of my nursing training at Highlands hospital in the late 50’s. I had lived in Winchmore Hill most of my childhood, certainly all through the war years, although I was sent to boarding school in Weybridge at 7 years of age so a lot of my time was spent away from home. I have happy memories of the end of war (...Read full memory)

I remember it all - Fords Grove we used to swim in the river there and Barowell Green. I see its all gone now I often look on Google earth at good old England, I live in USA now.

I lived in Oakwood in the 1950's and had friends who lived in Winchmore Hill so knew the area well, and went to Minchenden school from 1954 to 1956 to do 'A' levels. I remember Evans and Davies where the money whizzed across the shop to the cashier. Often went to the Intimate Theatre and saw some good (...Read full memory)

I lived at 72 Farndale Avenue and went to Winchmore Hill School. We used to spend all our summers at the swimming pool in Barrowell Green , My surname was Hall.

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