Memories of Bradford-on-Tone

Chapel House

I have lived for 20 years in Chapel House at Bradford on Tone. From outside it looks like a 1930s rendered house but was actually the Congregationalist Chapel in the 19th century. It didn't last long as a Chapel and was sold privately and later bought by the Berry family who lived next door (now Bradford House) and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bradford-on-Tone

Bradford On Tone Village School

I attended the village school and Mrs Richardson was our teacher, I lived in Taunton and travelled daily on the bus from Taunton and walked from the main road to the village school and back to the bus after school, I never remember it raining. I have very happy memories of the school and Mrs ...Read full memory

School In Bradford On Tone

I lived in Bradford in the bungalow my dad designed at the corners. We emigrated to Canada in 1958 - I was 7. My dad came over here first to get work as an architect and a home for us. My mum, older brother, younger sister and I stayed in a caravan behind the pub for 6 weeks. Then we followed dad to Canada ...Read full memory

School Reply, Lesley

Hi Lesley, How interesting to hear from you. I was born November 6 1950. My mum who lives with me is 91. She says I would have started at the school in Sept 1955, so we never crossed paths. I guess, Mrs Richards was teaching there for quite a while - at least 11 years. I think I was only in the big room less than ...Read full memory

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