Bodenham, Longford Castle 1887
Memories of Bodenham
My parents had the shop/ post office from 68-70 and I went to Odstock school. The best years of my life without doubt. Great people in Bodenham, Nunton and Odstock. The Millers lived next to the school. They had 7 kids. Julie was a bit older than me, Glen was my age and Gary (sadly died some years ago) was a year younger. Don't ...Read full memory
I used to live at Bodenham for about nine years and went to Odstock School. I played on my bike or on roller skates all around the village lanes. It was a lovely time, no worries or cares, just an innocent childhood.
I was born in Longford Park in April 1942, my father was "Bill" Ashman, head gardener to the Earl of Radnor from 1940 until 1965 (approx). My younger brother Peter and I were fortunate to have been brought up in the relative calm and prosperity of the Longford Estate immediately after the war. Many reminders of ...Read full memory