Memories of Bluntisham


I was in a home called Hill View in Andover/Winchester. I first met my brothers Richard and Nigel at this home when I was six years old. I remember a girl called Laura who received a birthday card from her mother when she was 15 years old. My brothers were and are so very important as they told me I belonged to other people. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Bluntisham by Dawn Peters

From The Barnardo Boy In Bluntisham

I would love to hear from Sybil Merryweather's daughter, I don't know what happened, I did answer you, and any others who remember that time. Irwin Parker.

A memory of Bluntisham by Irwin Parker

I Was A Barnardoes Boy

I have received a dud email from a Gavin Ashton, please get in contact again, I would like to hear from you. Irwin Parker Also I am looking for a reply from others.

A memory of Bluntisham by Irwin Parker

I Was A Dr Banardos Boy

I was a Dr Banardo's boy. I was with Mrs F Ashton for about 3 yrs, at the homestead, which I think has since gone, it was an old pub. I had very happy memories of Bluntisham, if there is anyone who remembers me, I would like to hear from you. Our head teacher was Mrs Xmas. Just if I may mention a few names I ...Read full memory

A memory of Bluntisham by Irwin Parker


I was evacuated to Bluntisham from south London and stayed with the Reverend Kirby (Minister of the Chapel) and his wife and daughter Patricia. I used to attend the Chapel regularly. I remember it well and they were very kind to me.

A memory of Bluntisham by Pat Newton

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