Nurse Emery And Caretaker Collis

A Memory of Bishopstoke

I remember Nurse Emery on her pushbike delivering both of my brothers at home.  We lived in St Mary's Road, behind the church.
I also went to Bishopstoke infants school and was duly frightened by the caretaker, a Mr Collis with a built up boot on his foot - scared me half to death when I was a kid.
Miss Starr was my teacher, she also taught my 2 brothers and then later on taught my two eldest sons.
My grandfather also told me that in the Mount grounds there was a plant or a tree taken from every country in the world........anyone else hear this?

A memory shared by Lindsay Cossey , on Jul 2nd, 2007.

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Tue Mar 10th 2015, at 11:50 am

lynne006 commented:

Yes, Linda I have heard that too.

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