Bideford, Victoria Park 1906

Bideford, Victoria Park 1906

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Memories of Bideford

Jennie Field

Taking the bus from Westward Ho! and walking up the high street to Woolworths to buy a record of Roy Orbison singing 'Only the lonely'. That was when you could buy anything you wanted on a 'proper high street' where all the best ...Read full memory

A memory of Bideford by Jennie Smeath

Nice Work, Great Grandpa!

It's only been in the last few days that I've learnt that Bideford's St Peter's Church was designed and built in the 1880's by my great grandfather Robert Taylor Hookway who was later the president of the Bideford Amateur Athletic Club at around 1903. Regards, A.H.Munro-Smith Sydney Australia

A memory of Bideford

Steeper Than It Looks

It was every school summer holiday that my sister and I used to come with our parents to spend a week or so with grandma Annie Penhorwood. If we had any money we would go to the bakery shop near the bottom of the High ...Read full memory

A memory of Bideford by Heather Uden

Springfield Terrace

This view shows my house. It is the one at this end of Springfield Terrace - you can see a number of the terrace chimneys peeping out over the top of the hill to the left. We overlook the River Torridge. You can see the old ...Read full memory

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