Brown Edge was a brillant place to live, and I have fond memories of the village. Perhaps in my youth I did not really appreciate what I had, the village store (Keiths), the butchers, Harrisons and Sammy Bratts., cake shop, Mountfords chip shop., the working mens club, the Holy Bush, the Lump of ...Read full memory
I was born in High Lane Brown Edge and lived there until 1963. I have lots of memories, everyone knew each other, they didn't need to lock the doors in fear of unwanted intruders, in fact during the war years neighbours became family. I had a fabulous childhood - times were spent in the fields playing ball games in the summer ...Read full memory
When I moved to "Bluestone" in 1955 there was no water or sanitation .Mum and Dad ( Len & Ellen Snape) collected the water in pales from the spout in Sandy Lane. We had a well but the water in it wasn't safe to drink. The toilet out side was emptied by the night soil men . Who we children called the "muck men" ...Read full memory
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