A big outing was to go to Chessington – Kate Lyons – 13

I went to the Orchard School then Kew College, I went to school on my own – Kate Lyons – 04

We didn’t reeally have annual holidays because money was short – Kate Lyons – 09

Air raids disrupted my journey to school – Doreen Lucas – 04

Went to Princes Road School, Richmond – Doreen Lucas – 02

Poor bus services back then, coming home by bus in the smog – Philip Lintern – 29

Using the buses from Ham to Richmond cinemas Odeon and the Ritz – Philip Lintern – 25

Very few cars but lots of horses and carts – Philip Lintern – 05

When 14-15 cycling to Guildford and once to Penzance – Philip Lintern – 15

Convent nuns travelling by bus to Richmond – Philip Lintern – 41