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Born In Bedford

A Memory of Bedford

I don't actually remember this event, but according to my birth certificate I was born in No. 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford in February 1940. I can only presume that my mother was expecting me but was evacuated to Bedford from London. Her address is on my birth certificate as 11 Highfield Crscent, Ridgmont, Bedford. Does anyone know whether the Kimbolton Road address was a hospital at the time? It may be possible that someone remembers my mother - Susannah Geen. I can be contacted at: beth.neilly@btinternet.com

A memory shared by Elizabeth Neilly , on Dec 20th, 2009.

Comments & feedback

Mon Feb 15th 2016, at 4:54 pm

David Armstrong commented:

Elizabeth Can you remember and verify the Name of the ***Smallpox hospital*** (separate wooden and or corrugated huts still there in 1952) off a crook (not far from the railway line) off *** Barkers Lane***, Bedford. (Later Newnham Cottages including No 3 ?), (Now in the near vicinity of the car park, overlooking priory lake country park. Thank you David Armstrong (Newcastle upon Tyne).

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