Bisley, Century Range c.1955
Memories of Bisley
Would anyone have any memory of my Dad being at Bisley Boys school , not sure quite when but think it would be sometime between 1914 1925. Or if any one has any photos of that time. Would dearly love to hear from you. Dads name was Robert Frederick Baker and came from Heybridge Christina
I went to Bisley Boys School in 1948 after my mother passed away. I found it very hard and would run away. It was a horrible place and I do not have a good thing to say about it. Was given the cane more times than I can remember and was bullied all the time. If they did the things to any one today they would end up in court.
My grandfather died in 1928 after having been gassed in WW1. I have a postcard from him to my uncle dated March 1928. The house looks somewhat different from the photo here but I have no idea when the photo printed was taken.
I was an orphan back in 1952 and spent a few years in the Junior House, Trojans, I think my number was 37 under a supposed name of O'collins. I was called apostrophe O and carved my name in the sandstone window ledge near the school bell corner in the playground, which was surrounded by a brick wall. I ...Read full memory