Binbrook, Market Place c.1955
Memories of Binbrook
I used to live round the corner from Oscar's shop, my father was the Headmaster at Bin Brook School. I remember well having a go on Steven Cooks motorbike round his yard and very occasionally driving Oscar's van, delivering groceries on the camp. I could never get on with the clutch in his A35 van, he always put kangaroo ...Read full memory
Amazing stuff, had two messages and I regularly have contact with Mike Chisholm who has a son in place at the Plough Inn. A good scheme for retirement plans...assist the son at the boozer. More seriously, I have had contact and replies from a person who knew my sisters' Deborah and Trudy. I intend to visit Binbrook ...Read full memory
Onwards and upwards through the years, I had an aunty and grandmother who lived there. Ending up at No2 Mount pleasant after living in Low Lane. Lilly and Bill Stone, parents of my mother Jaqueline Stone (now Stevens). Lucy Traves was my aunt. I used to remember Billy Saville, Brigadier Clarke and the ...Read full memory
I attended Binbrook Church of England Primary School from 1952 to 1959. In this time I was in Mrs Lamming's class first, moving to Mrs Wilky, Mrs Foster's (nee Miss Walton), Mrs Sharpe's, Mr Holgarth and not forgetting the really scary head master Mr Alfred Gordon. Most memorable things were the May Queen coronation and playing foot ball among the cow pats on the school field.