Boarding School Memories

A Memory of Blewbury

My friend Catharine (Katie) was also at this school in 1946/47, about 7 years old before moving to South Africa.
I remember walking in a crocodile line, carrying a hot brick to keep warm, on the walk to the vicarage.
Mostly happy memories of Laurie & sisters Phylis & Dorothy Williamson & Prue.
Miss Maggs (Sally) looked after the animals in the orchard.

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Fri Nov 13th 2015, at 4:01 am

williamsonmike commented:

Hi, Lawrence and the Williamson sisters were second cousins of mine, nieces of Sir James Williamson. many of the Williamson family (who were descendants of Robert Williamson, shipwright from Edinburgh and later Portsmouth) were involved with maritime activities. My great great grandfather, John Williamson was a chief gunner at the first training school at HMS Excellent. I would love to hear more of your memories of this branch of my family - I have been researching them for many years and this is the first time I have come across their days at Healmwic. I hope to hear from you.
kind regards
Mike Williamson
Brisbane QLD

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