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Memories of Bacton

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

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

St Peters Court

I was a boarder at St Peter's Court, Bacton, Norfolk in the 1950s and a few years ago I found Rosemary, the daughter of the headmaster, in a village nearby. Sadly no one else had left their names so that some of us old boys could find each other. I wish I could find some old boarders but it seems unlikely. I can only remember a ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Gerald Wase

Eden Hall School

I was sent to Eden Hall as a 9 year old as my asthma was causing me to miss school. My brother Brett Imray had gone a few years earlier and I have awesome memories of the school and Bacton. I only stayed about 18 months. It was such a quiet village place and I remember spending many summer evenings after school hours running ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Daryll Imray

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

Eden Hall 1957 1960

My memory of Eden Hall was not good. I remember once when I was accused of standing on another boys fingers when running in the playground for that I was hit across my bottom six times with his shoe this caused a bit of a problem with the house mother as when it was bath time as they could see the bruises Iwas scared to tell ...Read full memory

My Young Life At Eden Hall, Bacton Between 1952 1960

I only have vague memories of my few years there.I enjoyed being by the coasta, but would love to remember some of the people that were there at the same time as myself. I found Mrs Lockwood vey pleasant but do not have many memories if her husband. My name is Wendy Hall and would like to hear from anyone that remembers me from Eden Hall.

A memory of Bacton by wendy8_

Eden Hall

Remember Mr Lockwood very well used to smoke a pipe and grow his own tobacco and lecture us on the evils of smoking. Big excitement when the older girls who slept in the annex were caught smoking and were moved back into the main building in disgrace. One day the gardener dug up an old WW2 live shell near the classrooms that caused ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacton by Malcolm Foster

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

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