Mine isn't a personal memory as such but the photograph of Wrawby Street shows on the right handside a fish and chip shop. This double fronted shop is now a travel agents and still has the old bay windows that I have seen on an earlier photograph where a sign proudly announced that it was a Tea Shop and the caption said ...Read full memory
This is my father sat in the boat fishing on the Ancholme. His name is Jack Waters, a well known Brigg butcher (Waters and Sons) at that time, in business with his father and a brother in Wrawby Street. The photo was more than likely taken on a Wednesday afternoon - half day closing and time for some peace and quiet.
Brigg holds so many memories for me. As a teenager I used to visit my grandparents, aunts and uncles and other family members in Brigg. I lived in a town in South Wales and Brigg was a small little community, completely different to what I was used too. We used to stay with grandparents in Mill Road/Lane, their back garden backed ...Read full memory
Who remembers Frank Woodcock at Glanford School,he could keep things in order with his strong arm tactics,I left school in 1961 anyone remembers me,?.
I wonder if anyone has contact with others of this time. Jean Mumby, Dot Pinder. we were all cricket fans of Denis Compton, Bill Edrich etc. love to hear from anyone still alive. regards Joan nee Shearsmith
Charles Edward Sharp used to be a busman, working until his death in 1927. He was the son of John and Harriet Sharp from Brigg.
The photograph of Bigby Street in the Collection prompted these memories as the building on the near left is the front of the School. As a boarder at the Manor House Convent School there are many memories. The pleasure of listening to the bell ringing practice from the church opposite my dormatory window and ...Read full memory
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