Belaugh As A Child

A Memory of Belaugh

As a young boy my parents and I used to stay with a dear lady called Alice Riseborough, I think she used to be the sexton to the church. Iremember watching the American bombers coming back from raids over Europe, sometimes in pieces. I also became friends with some of the local boys. I also remember a farmer by the name of Haynes (?), and collecting water from the local well, and running down the garden and jumping into the bure. My love of fishing also started there. Wonderful wartime memories.

A memory shared by Bill Jacob , on Mar 10th, 2010.

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