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Childrens Home On London Road

A Memory of Biggleswade

I was in a children's home on London Road from about 1964 for about 3 years.
I forget the name of the home, but I went to Shortmead Street School for a while, then Rose Lane, before ending up at Holmead.
I used to go to the Catholic church near the Regal cinema, on a Sunday morning, and the Regal on a Saturday morning.
I would love to know the name of the children's home, I think it was Holmways or something similar, and if anyone remembers me.
My memories of Biggleswade are lovely ones, and the people were always friendly.

A memory shared by Nigel Johnston , on Dec 17th, 2011.

Comments & feedback

Wed Sep 17th 2014, at 9:14 pm

misstrouble52 commented:

I lived in Biggleswade went to Catholic Church , Rose lane School and Holme Mead remember children's home not name tho

Mon Oct 3rd 2016, at 11:37 am

michaeljoreilly commented:


Just came across this by accident. I was also in this children home, (not sure for how long), but going through some old papers and found an old medical card from 1965, so I was there at the same time as you. Have not found out the name of it though...

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