Woolston, Floating Bridge c.1960

Memories of Woolston


My daughter and I are doing a Family Tree. We are looking for relatives of Hamish, Lydia MacDonald and son Alan Hamish MacDonald who also at times lived in Australia. We are also looking for information on George MacDonald, my great-grandfather, a one time (...Read full memory)

Does anyone have any pictures or information relating to Hilton House set in Westwoods? It's demolished now. The story goes... an old lady lived there and the house was pulled down 1935 (ish); Watneys aquired the site but due to a planed one-way system sold it to a developer who failed to get planning. I seek to find images and information please. Kind regards.

It was my first ever job and I think I recieved about five shillings a week. The newsagent I think is still there in Victoria Rd. But I'm talking about 1947. The shop was on the west side of Victoria Rd and the last shop before the turning into Portsmouth Rd. Leaving the shop I went along Victoria Rd and my first delivery (...Read full memory)

My father was born in 1930 and lived in Hazel Road, opposite the Supermarine factory. He left in the 1930s as his father, who was in the Navy, was moved to Coventry to become a recruiting officer. At the beginning of this year, I had the experience of taking him back to his old road, and where is house used to stand is now (...Read full memory)

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