Memories of Bourton-on-the-Water

It's Worth Having A Closer Look

It is worth looking closely at the people in the pictures within the Frith Collection, as you never know who you might recognise. Within this photograph you can see a couple of ladies sat on a bench, and in the distance a man with two children, a boy and a girl. The lady sat on the bench on the ...Read full memory

Trips To Bourton On The Water

I used to walk along muddy tracks and climb over stiles, cross fields and even a busy dual carriageway to get to Bourton from Lower Slaughter.  The first time we visited Bourton we went to the museum which houses vintage cars and many more curios.  I believe it started as hobby and grew ...Read full memory

Anthony Martin Born In Bourton

My Farther George Martin played for Bourton Rovers football team an in the river

A Game Of Soccer In The River

Every year there would be a game played in the river in the village using the bridges as goal posts and is, as far as I am aware still played today. It would be around 1955 that my late father, Frederick Tarte, was a referee at local football matches. My father attended over a number of years at the ...Read full memory

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