My grandmother owned the Blue Boar Inn. Her name was Annie Dady. I believe she had the pub before the war and up until about 1960. Next door was Major Powell's racing stable and as a young lad I met Frankie Durr when he had breakfast at the Blue Boar. I can still remember the barn at the back and the old wash room. I am ...Read full memory
Hi, I was an apprentice with Major Powell in the 50s, lremember going to the Blue Boar a few times, I only have a faint memory of the landlady mai ly that sbe was a tall dark haired lady, I lived 11 Lottage Rd with Mrs Plant whoose daughter Sheelagh now lives in Australia. I try to visit Aldbourne every year my wife comes ...Read full memory
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 62685 memories of 32169 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: