I remember Bicester, my late sister Maureen used to work in Marys cafe,in 1970, I used to work in Preeces drapery I think it was called. we used to live on the RAF camp at Bicester, I remember many a happy hour hanging around the music store. Just reading this has brought back fond memories, My dad was a cpl in the RAF, I worked in the officers mess for a time,then we moved down south,
I remember living at 12 Church Street when I married my first husband, and taking my baby James home there. This street remains as it has been for decades.
Did anyone go to Bicester Secondary School? I went there in 1964-1965, I was 14-15 years old and would have been in the 10th grade. I was the only American student, my father was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford. I had many friends, if you remember me.. Millie Venezia.. please email me.
I lived in Abrossden during the early 60s. I went to Bicester Highfield secondary modern. Typical 60s styling. I had the best time there and the school diners were great. I went on to 9 years in the Military and saw service in Germany Hong Kong and Singapore. I only remember two kids there. ...Read full memory
My Mum and I would call in to Mary's Cafe on a Friday morning to have scones and coffee. A wonderful experience in beautiful surroundings. Such a shame it no longer exists.
I remember marrying my first husband at The Garth on 10th July 1982, now a registrar's office. The grounds are not as well kept now, but it is still a lovely park.
Only yesterday or so it seems, this lovely 12th century church and surroundings have not changed in decades, well worth a visit.
My first job was at Bicester International Stores in August 1966. I was an apprentice grocer. My wages five pound ten shillings a week and I worked an extra half a day most weeks for thirty-seven and a half pence extra. I lived near Middle Claydon and used to cycle to Steeple Claydon railway station, leave my ...Read full memory
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