I was very interested to read Elisabeth's account.I used to teach at Belchamp Walter School and have many happy memories of my time there with Mrs Pearson, she was a remarkable person. Married to a local farmer, she gave birth to a baby girl during my time there and Miss Meadows took over the running ...Read full memory
I was born in 1953 and lived at Largess Farm in Belchamp Walter. My surname then was Branwhite.My father was Fred Branwhite, a farmer. I went to the village school whenIi was 5 years old. It was a small school, with only two classrooms and toilets outside....very cold in the winter! Tables would ...Read full memory
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