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Memories of Blissford

Growing Up In Blissford

I was born here in 1939, three weeks before the outbreak of war. We lived at Hilltop a bungalow built for my parents in 1937. There was no electricity until 1952 although we had mains water. The road outside was only partially sealed. I remember seeing shot up aircraft being taken down through the village and up on ...Read full memory

A memory of Blissford by Nevile Chalke

More Memories Of Blissford

My previous memories caused quite a bit of interest and several people who either knew me, or the area got in touch. I thought I would add a bit more to those memories. I mentioned how close we were to the bombing range which the RAF had fenced in. Some ten thousand acres were involved and after the war the RAF ...Read full memory

A memory of Blissford by Nevile Chalke

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