Memories of Bridgwater

Langport

Langport holds a special place to me, due mainly to the fact of my grandparents having me visit during school holidays for 4 weeks. My gradnfather was known as William Reeves-Lovesey and my grandmother was Ann Reeves-Lovesey. I don't know if any of your readers will remember the name . Grandma was an avid church goer. I visited ...Read full memory

Good Times

I spent many many good times at the lido every day in the school holidays, the lido was the place to be, meeting up with friends, spending all day there, it was just fab, none of this session swimming, it was one price, around 50-60 pence, and you had all day there, either taking a packed lunch or the staff would let you pop ...Read full memory

Kathleen Le Bargy Guernsey Evacuee 1940 1945

My mum Kathleen Le Bargy was evacuated to Bridgwater in 1940 and lived with Mr and Mrs Finch at 11 Kidsbury Road. I have a picture which is signed "To Kath, In loving memory of our war effort at British cellophane, Bridgwater Chemicals, empty cases etc. Good luck and Best Wishes Eileen ...Read full memory

Looking Back

My dad's sister worked in there behine the bar. In 2000 I did some photos, in and outside, below the garden was where the horses were kept. They used to hang the meat on big hooks. We found an old list of Honder members, it is in Black Museum now.

A memory of Bridgwater

Married In St Johns Curch

Mary (nee Bird) and Alan Pearce, we were married in St John's Church in 1971.

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Family

I was born at 52 Wellington Road, Bridgwater, Somerset in 1951. I came to Adelaide in Australia with my hubby and son in 1973.

A memory of Bridgwater by Mary Pearce

Ford Dealership

It's not really a memory I have of this picture, but my 1956 Ford Popular was supplied by the Ford Dealership, A & S White of 37 St. Mary Street, seen on the right in this picture.  Now apparently a Weatherspoons Pub.

A memory of Bridgwater by Greg Pryce

Holidays

We spent many a happy holiday in the Bridgwater area, sometimes staying on a farm just outside Bridgwater and in later years in a flat in the holiday village in nearby Burnham on Sea. Many wonderful memories of my dead parents and dogs!

A memory of Bridgwater by Sue Bowles

Shopping Memories.

My father was a greengrocer and his shop appears in this photograph on the left side going into the Rex Cinema arcade, a butchers shop was on the right side. During the war years and into the very early 1950s, he was the largest greengrocer in Bridgwater, having the Eastover shop and one in Taunton Road, my parents looking ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgwater by Claire Allen

Broadway Lido.....My Home

Yes.....the Broadway Lidi was my home. I am Stuart Smith, my father Gordon Smith was the first manager (well, they called it superintendent then) at the Lido. We moved there when I was about 3 years old, and lived in a detached house adjacent to the Lido.  I recall doing the "Inaugural Plunge" in front of ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgwater by Stuart Smith

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