Memories of Bacton

Boarding At St Peter's Court

I was a boarder at St Peter's Court from the age of 6 to 10. My father worked on the oil fields in Iraq and because of my age we got special permission for me to board during the civil war there. My two eldest brothers, Chris (deceased) and Wally also attended. Just after I arrived, Humphrey Fenn's mother passed ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Kevin Heath

School Friends

My brother and I were at school in the 60's. We are twins; Ian and Duncan. I remember Francis Wynn who did odd jobs for his keep, names remembered; Shuan Gauntlet, Mark Jarvis, Rodrick Howe, the Chandler twins, Graville Boyd and many others. We attended for 4 years and remember 'pop night', libary and snooker room, and film and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Ian Mcgowan

Eden Hall

I was sent to Eden Hall school in about 1954. The head was Mr Lockwood ,his wife and he had two sons. When it was time for bed we all had to have malt and a cup of chocolate, then to bed. I left in 1960 in them days. I went back in 1997 on holiday and went to Eden Hall School but it had been pulled down. One night in the 1950' s ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton


Hello, I was a border at Bacton for about a year and then went to Hunstanton School when I was 14 years old. I remember a girl called Jenny Daglish, I think she came from Blakeney. Anyone who wants to talk and remember good and bad times.

Time Spent At Eden Hall Special School

I remember arriving at the school not knowing anybody and being told I was on holiday. It turned out to be a long holiday, 6 years. I remember some of the people by their first names, not their surname, and the staff, including the head teacher and wife who had a boxer dog. Again it would be good to hear ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by John Hayden

Amazing Bacton

I am an artist from Belgrade, Serbia and I loved Bacton at the first sight. The most wonderful Christmas of my life was in Bacton! I will never forget it! My friend has lived in Bacton, so I had to see that magic place, Bacton. I spent a few months there...walking on the sea shore... in such a fantastic atmosphere that I will ...Read full memory

My Caravan Holidays At Bacton

I can remember many happy holidays at Bacon, staying at a caravan site (I can't remember which one). At the site shop there was an Alsatian dog called Elva, I suppose she was the guard dog. I loved climbing down the steps etched out of the cliffs, to the wonderful sandy beach below. I would fish for shrimps, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Sue Followell

St Peters Court

I played football for Bacton Primary School against St Peter's Court, a window was broken! The headmaster was always walking to Walcott (where I lived) and wore plimsoles.

A memory of Bacton by Roger Bean

Eden Hall

I was at a home for sick kids, Eden Hall, I had some happy moments there.

A memory of Bacton by Vera Bolton

St Peters Court Bacton

I was a boarder at St Peter's Court Bacton when my father was posted to Palestine. I remember Sir Humphrey Fenn who was the headmaster and Rosemary his daughter. I have driven passed several times during the summer months over the past few year and decided one day to knock on the door and met Christopher. I was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by John Jenkins

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