<- Previous picture Stop show Next picture ->
Image number 5955
oldreigate.com image number 5955 Request that this image is available for purchase
Share with ...

St David's Reigate. Unknown date. Doyen Series.
Comment 1

Philip Pegler from Worcester WR1 1RG posted this comment on Wednesday 09 January 2013 14:50:00.

These next 6 pictures show Spurgeons sports'fields where I was fully occupied 1939-49.By the time I left the lower (boys)field was so over used that we had to play football and cricket matches on the field by the pavilion.

Ironically in 1953/5 I was a fireman in Worcestershire and I saw a photo of a helicopter landing on our cricket pitch in The Fire Brigade Union magazine as by then the grounds were the property of The Surrey Fire Service.That picture was in consequence re printed in our Within Our Gates magazine.Is it possible to re-create that in this series?


Comment 2

Beryl Allen Nee Brewer from Bexley North NSW Australia posted this comment on Friday 01 May 2015 09:36:00.

Hi Phillip. What "House" were you in? My Brother was Bernard Brewer. would you have known him?


Comment 3

Debbie Timmins from New Malden posted this comment on Monday 19 June 2017 21:22:03.

My dad grew up in spurgeons children home in Reigate, from 1943 to 1954' The final year he moved to Birchington home. His name was Anthony (Tony) Preston and his brothers David and Robin and sister Sandra all lived there too. Does anyone remember my dad?


Comment 4

Pamela Lee nee Mealin from Chelmsford. Essex posted this comment on Saturday 09 September 2017 14:10:00.

I was in Spurgeons Reigate 1942--1953 then at Birchington when the Homes moved there. Left 1955.happy times for me. Had good upbringing


Comment 5

Anthony Popplewell from Now live in Spain posted this comment on Monday 13 November 2017 17:40:16.

I was at Reigate and Birchington from 1949 to 1957




Website Copyright © 2002-2019 Paul Walters.
Ownership of all of the material on this website remains with the respective owners.
No part of the website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or any means,
electronic or manual, without prior permission from the website author.
Please read a statement on copyright, our privacy policy, and our cookie policy.