My grandfather William, Bill to his friends was born in Markham in July 1925 but he was brought up in Blaina before eventually moving to Bargoed where he got married until he finally went into a nursing home. He often told me about his childhood days of growing up in Blaina and going to school ...Read full memory
My dad William Norster and my uncle Ron, sons of Madge Norster, came from Blaina. I and 2 of my siblings were born in Blaina. We moved when I was about 5 but I remember all my vists back there to visit my nanna. I would love to find some pics of Blaina.
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 62182 memories of 32064 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: