Memories of Brough
My twin sister Pat and I attended Brough School from the age of 5 years old, along with other children from Brantingham. We travelled on the bus to School every day, which stopped outside the Triton near the War Memorial. Sometimes in winter when the bus didn't turn up because of the deep snow we would have to walk to school which was quite a long way for a child, and then had to walk back home again after school. We attended Brough school until we took our 11+ exams which we failed and we were then all moved on to Welton school. We made many friends in Brough while we attended the school there and we then moved to the other school with them too. We got to know Brough quite well as we ...Read full memory
When I came to live at Brough there were two shops, plenty of banks and churches and two pubs, the Buccaneer and the Ferry Inn. I visited both on numerous occasions. I worked at both the timber yard and what was then Hawker Siddleys. I was 25 years at Brough. I visited a month ago and didn't know it, the merger with Elloughton is amazing, the new housing is vast . It is not like the old Brough at all, though Station Road hasn't changed that much since the old days.