Memories of Bersham
I remember this house very well. I played with Erica and her sister - whose name was, I think, Suzanne, in Bersham. Like Erica, I was also born in 1955. My grandparents lived in the cottages at Mill Terrace. Their name was Timberlake. My grandad was Stanley and my nan was Alice. My name is Jane and my surname was Thompson. ...Read full memory
My friend, Joyce Bennet, and I were able to go inside Bersham Hall with the caretaker at that time it was beautiful inside. The staircase was breath-taking with tiles in the large hall, it had been closed as a home for unmarried mothers (as it was called at that time), now named single parents. The rooms still had the single ...Read full memory
I remember when my uncle Lloyd Pritchard lived in Mill Terrace with his son Jack. Uncle Lloyd was my mother's eldest brother and was the first child of Lloyd and Hannah Pritchard who lived at Bunkers Hill, Bersham. He rode his bike around the village until he was well into his old age. I remember when I was a little girl living in Marchwiel with my mum Mary and dad Archie and my brothers and sister, uncle Lloyd and auntie Lizzie lived across the road from us with Jack.
I have many happy memories of visiting my cousin Joan at the Bridge House when I was young. I would go to play with Susanne & Erica when I was at my Aunty May's house (The Machine House) up the hill in Bersham. We would have some fun paddling in the river and play hide & seek in the garden. There were some little hidey holes in the ...Read full memory