Memories of Bramley
Anyone remember the Jacobs of bulls down farm l used to ride a huge horse called monty many years ago fond memories of my younger days
I lived at Lane End, Bramley no 6 in the circle. The white cottage in the picture use to have an apple orchard next to it. Me and my cousins used to try and get apples before the old lady got out of her house but she always caught us and told my gran . the house where the car is ,is where my ...Read full memory
I have strong memories of the church as every day at 10 we had to walk down the church path to pick up the milk also.our playground backed onto the graveyard so when there was a funeral we had to come inside which we thought was most unfair.After school we would wonder around the grave yards which was a big no no ...Read full memory
I think it was 1963. The Flying Scotsman steam train came through Bramley station. I was only small, and we all gathered to watch it come through at a fantastic speed! I remember the station master, Jimmy Seagull, telling us kids to stand well back, as it was likely to suck us off the platform if we got too close! We saw lots of steam trains in those days, but rarely one as famous as that. Also in the picture is Hanmore's grocers. we used to get a chocolate Raspberry Ruffle every time we went in there, and the butcher next door hung my rag doll on one of his spikes when I took her in once!