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The Robin Hood, Holmesdale Road.
Comment 1

Ken Turrell from Shepherdswell, Dover posted this comment on Saturday 31 August 2013 18:55:00.

I also remember the sweet shop next to the school. It was run by Mrs Hester. I also went to Holmesdale School in the 1960s. My Aunt pat and Uncle Mick ran the prince of Wales in the 70s and 80s.


Comment 2

anthony (ant) higgins from findon valley, worthing posted this comment on Monday 02 December 2013 19:43:00.

I attended Holmesdale school from 1958 to 1963 ...hello to Andy Phillips, Paul Gale and Chris Mockler amongst others...great times


Comment 3

David Gale from Merstham posted this comment on Monday 03 March 2014 17:42:00.

Hello Anthony Higgins,I'm David Gale older brother of Paul, best regards. Re other posts on this site: Dodds was further up the road and sold their own frozen ices nearly opposite the fish & chip shop. Mr. Yates was teaching at Reigate Priory in the early 60's.


Comment 4

maureen porteous from thirsk n.yorks posted this comment on Wednesday 23 September 2015 15:12:00.

Re Holmesdale Rd School Reigate my mother's elder brother was school caretaker their for may years. He and his wife Martha lived at 45 and his sister lived three doors further on from him.


Comment 5

Raymond Campbell from Nr Horsham posted this comment on Wednesday 06 December 2017 08:50:42.

i was a pupil at holmesdale school and lived at No34..i was in the football team along with Kevin Tucker . i remember the the very kind Mr Waller. A lifetime ago !


Comment 6

stephen Findlay - wilson from Gloucestershire posted this comment on Sunday 15 November 2020 13:18:02.

I was at Holmesdale in the 60s. I think I remember Ken Turrell who I believe had a brother called Wayne who lived off Nutley lane. Mrs Hester sold 'Potato Puffs' which I've not seen to this day. My Dodd had a wooden leg and as stated by David Gale sold tasteless home made orange lollies and drinks. Not sure he had much else in that very dark shop....




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