I first saw Barningham Hall from the back of a removals van as we pulled into the yard along side, it looked enormous then, I was 3yrs old, my father,(later known as Mac by every one) was to become Major Mott-radcliffs( later to become Sir Charles) chauffer/handyman and mum was going to help in the ...Read full memory
We have just read Anthony McKays memories of Barningham Hall. After they left my husbands family, also McKays, how about that for coincidence, moved in also as driver to Sir Charles. My husband Terry was nine at the time and lived there until he was fifteen. His memories are exactley the same, and we have ...Read full memory
I was born in the cottage in the courtyard, the youngest of three. My brother, Tony, sister Sheila, who now lives not too far away from Matlask, and have some wonderful memories of the Hall. Summer days seemed endless, building houses out of the hay bales in the fields, playing on the old tree stumps down by ...Read full memory
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 64819 memories of 32625 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: