Memories of Bredhurst
re. photo of 'Bredhurst, the Village c1955 (ref: B582003)' The shop on the far left of the photo was a general store owned by the Gulvins, run mostly by Mrs Gulvin and Nan. Mr Gulvin was a farmer. They had at least two children. I only knew Nancy and Gerald. Gerald Gulvin married Barbara Pye, my cousin. (see my memories page). I would have been 15 years old in 1955. Unfortunately Gerry (as he was known) was tragically killed in a tractor accident in a field not far from where this picture was taken.
My name is John Healey, I was born in 1940 and lived in Brick Lane, Enfield. The Second World War was on. I cannot say at what age I could read but I believe I was 2-3 years old. My first recolection of 'Bredhurst' was that it was the name of our house in Brick Lane. I am sure that my paternal grandmother ...Read full memory