Woolston, The Floating Bridge c.1955
Memories of Woolston
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.
Woolston seems to have played quite a big part in the history of our family, so it's appropriate I guess that as an adult I have ended up living here with my Husband!! It started as far back as my great great great grandfather Boxall, my nan's granddad, who was Chief Fire Officer for Woolston for many years, he (...Read full memory)
The newsagent in Victotia Road, Woolston back in my days as a paper boy, 1973-75, was Glandville's in between Woolworths and the off licence by the London Arms. I had the Peartree evening round, also Woolston morning covering the Archeries and Portsmouth Road area... not forgetting Sundays as well.