Memories of Braunton

Caen Primary School

My name is Julia Coles and I was born in the Nursing Home in Wrafton Road on 11 May 1954 to Edna and Phil Watchus. My father was in the RAF at Chivenor and I lived in Braunton until I left to work in Exeter in 1990. I remember Braunton so well, Caen Street with the Post Office on the left hand side. Chuggs the ...Read full memory

A memory of Braunton by Julia Coles

A Brauton Boy

I was born in Braunton in 1938. I am now 75 yrs of age residing in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire where I have lived for the past 42 years. I have visited many countries in my life including a National Service stint for two and half years in Hong Kong. I have many memories of my childhood days in Braunton possibly to ...Read full memory

My Childhood In Braunton

I've put this date for want of something better. I was born in Ilfracombe in 1955 and lived with my parents, Charles and Marjorie Thomas, until I left to come and live in Spain in 1973. Our home was a house called Cherry Cottage, Coril Head, Braunton. To get to it you had to walk up SIlver Street. I remember the ...Read full memory

Lovely Braunton

My parents, my aunt and myself moved to Braunton in 1971. We lived next door to the Clarkes who were very kind to us. Although we had moved from a large town house, this house seemed large too - it had a wonderful view right across the Taw/Torridge estuary and west across Braunton Burrows. I may have missed my friends at ...Read full memory

A memory of Braunton by Jenny Lister

At Brannocks Chruch

Back in 2009, I brought my son down to North Devon to retrace the places my grandmother's family originated from. I had previously found references to generations of Manleys and my x 2 great grandfather was the church warden of St Brannock's. I was fortunate to find his grave in the grounds of St Brannock's and then ...Read full memory

A memory of Braunton by Maria Curran

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