Memories of Bromfield
I used to live up the Station Road, No. 3 Broome Close, about 150yds past the post office on the left. Lord Plymouth estates built 2 new houses in the early 60's, we moved from the stable flats in Oakley Park and Mr & Mrs Price moved into No. 4; he was the estate's carpenter. Auntie (Miss Price) as we called her, lived in the old thatched cottage just past the Post Office. I remember the smell of the paraffin lamps and heaters she used in her cottage. Miss Cook (Head Teacher) and Miss Davis taught the local pupils at Bromfield C of E School, one class for infants, one for juniors. Mrs Owen used to run the village Post Office, and I think Mr Owen was a Signalman at the station signal-box on ...Read full memory
The little house to the left (the old post office) is where I now live.
Bromfield is and always will be my home. I grew up there from 1964, went to Bromfield Primary school from 1969 and my parents still live there. I cant think of a better place to have grown up Roger Tomkins