We lived at 'Pantiles', Penhurst Rd, Bedhampton from approx the mid fifties until the mid sixties. I went first to the Priory school on Hayling Island, when Miss Rapley was Head teacher, until a Mr Neilsen-Carrigan took over for a short while until it closed, as he was a very strange man. I went on to Havant High ...Read full memory
I was born on Boxing Day 1941 during World War II at an address in Maylands Road. I started school at 5 years of age at Bedhampton Junior School and my teacher was Mrs Davies who also lived in Maylands Road. On Sundays my mother would take me to the Gospel Hall and one evening each week to the Childrens' Bright ...Read full memory
I came to live in the Post Office cottages Bedhampton opposite Coldmans and the Belmont Tavernin 1943, with my grandprents Mr and Mrs Collins, living next door to my Auntie Mrs Dalton. My gran work for Mrs Mason at Masons farm where my grandad worked on the farm. My Dad after coming out of the navy worked for Carrolls. I sunday ...Read full memory
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