I live in the USA -- Florida to be precise. My birth certificate says I was born in Baldersby-St-James in Rose Cottage on October 30, 1950. I hope to travel to the UK next year, and hope to find a record of my birth in the local [Anglican] church, and also see my birth place if it still exists. ...Read full memory
I lived in Baldersby St James at the begining of the war. I was with my grandfather and we lived in the house nearest to the schoolteacher's. My grandfather, Mr Hodgson, was caretaker for the school and the church, he used to work the bellows for the organ on Sundays. I remember that I was given a small bucket when I ...Read full memory
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