Memories of Bassaleg
I was born in Rogerstone, a street away from the Nook on Tregwilym Road, was a chorister in Bassaleg choir for 10 years. I remember Canon Picton (a very tall man) vividly, The Rev (later Canon) L.C.Barttle-Jenkins and both his children Paul and Chris. I managed to meet up with them both over the year. I went to the ...Read full memory
Happy wonderful memories of Bassaleg where i was born . My mother being from pentre poeth my father the nook in rogerstone . Went to bassaleg infants school merlin jones was headmaster scared the wits out of me but mrs lukker wasy fave teacher by far . Going to st basils at harvest festival with our boxes of fruit so proud walking ...Read full memory
I would just like to point out that I attended this school from 1961 to 1965 and it was a grammar school and not a secondary school as stated.
I was living at Michaelstone-y-Fedw and enrolled at Bassaleg Grammar School in 1949 having previously attended Barry County High school for about one term, The Head was a certain Rhys T Harry who used to take us occasionally in class, and he always preached "a rule" about success at cricket, whilst batting, it was, ...Read full memory