Memories of Blurton
I was born in Blurton in 1956 and attended Hem Heath Infants school which was part of Blurton High School. If I recall correctly Hem Heath Infants closed and Sutherland School took on the children from Hem Heath. It was always called Sutherland Primary School as far as I can recall. The Pub by the ...Read full memory
This is Saint Bartholomew's church, we have had loads of different family events in there including my children's christenings and mine. I have done family research and my family was using this in the 1800's for marriages, christenings and funerals. Its nice to see the church as been looked after and stayed strong enough to keep up.
I recogise the picture but from my memory the school was called Sutherland Primary School and the building towards the back was Sutherland Junior School. Not sure where the name Smiths Arms comes from. There was a pub to the left of the school. Perhaps this was the Smiths Arms. I attended Sutherland Primary and ...Read full memory
I lived in Blurton from 1964 to 1983. My memories of Critchelow's Corner, called so because of the Critchelow sisters who ran the Post Office, is of walking past this corner to get to Gom's Mill and then walk on to Longton. In my dreams when I dream I am back in Blurton, I am often walking down this ...Read full memory