Bromsgrove, Tardebigge Church c.1955
Memories of Bromsgrove, Tardebigge Church c1955
Attended Tardebigge School from 1953 onwards until the dreaded 11 Plus Test . One of my first memories is meeting the Headmaster, Mr Knight and Deputy Head, Mr Hutchings and being introduced to the Vicar, Mr Underhill (hope my memory is still working) and going into the church seeing how big it seemed compared to my lowly stature. The Harvest Festival was always impressive with such a variety of fruit and vegetables and bright flowers and when that organ began to play it sent shivers down my spine and still does today whenever I hear a church organ. All of my brothers went to Tardebigge School and Church and one of my favourite memories was the art class and actually sitting in the field trying ...Read full memory
Memories of Bromsgrove
This was one of the hotels/public houses owned by Mr.& Mrs. R.J.Gillman; they were my grandparents. My parents visited them taking me with them. My cousin Clive and I went exploring, oh boy! my finger slipped threw the wallpaper in one of the bedrooms, so Clive and I traced it round and found hidden behind the wall ...Read full memory
MY grandad and grandma used to run The George. They were Reg and Edith Astley. I was brought up there with my mum and dad, Pat and Sheila. Mum was a barmaid there with my Aunty Eunice. If any one remembers them , or has any photos, particularly of the interior, please get in touch at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Had many enjoyable pints in the Coach and Horses whilst waiting for the bus to the Winter Gardens on Saturday nights.
Used to walk to the common on a regular basis, remember climbing one of the highest trees to attach a long rope to a branch so we could swing over the ditch howling "TARZAN" what's happened to the kids of today, mm sat at home on their computers. Sad very Sad.