Memories of Brook

Lovely Village

My earliest memories must have been around 1958 when I started school at Brook CP school at the top of Spelders Hill. There were two teachers; Miss Archer and Miss Cooling. My family lived in Natslane in a bungalow designed by my father. My maiden name was Elliott.

A memory of Brook

Growing Up In Brook

I and my two brothers grew up in Brook during the late 1940's, the 50's & 60's; our house was more or less behind the telegraph pole to the right of the picture. Mr Pembury ran the Post Office and Stores (thats his van outside). We had this picture at home (as a post-card) and mum always said that the child seen in ...Read full memory

A memory of Brook by Alan Smith

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