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Boynton Hall Yorkshire

A Memory of Boynton

Boynton Hall, near Bridlington

During the war (1939-1945) the French Convent school, run by Catholic nuns, was evacuated from Hull to Boynton Hall.

I remember the day war broke out - my sister was sent to Boynton - she was very happy there.

When I was 5, I joined my sister - there was a small number of boys there.

It was a very well run school in which the interest of the children came first.

There was a picture of Sir Walter Strickland on one of the walls - his eyes followed you around.

There is a seasonal stream - the Gypsey Race - I was pushed off a bridge into the Gypsey Race by another of the boys - I was vey cross!

The Vicar was a Mr Lawrence.

Times were very different to to-day. At the age of six I would be expected to walk into Bridlington (accompanied) over 2 miles away.

Happy Days - a Beautiful place.


A memory shared by John Amos , on Jun 4th, 2012.

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