1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Memories of Brownshill


Firwood 1958 our family came from the US to settle our Aunt Ethel & Uncle Edmund Smyth's estate Firwood. Edmund had been the 1st Bishop of Lebombo, Africa & Ethel had been a missionary & painter. Firwood had a dairy on the property & my sister's & I played with twin sisters that lived there. The sisters had us go to Brownshill & ...Read full memory

A memory of Brownshill by Terri Smyth

Valerie & Rosemary West Firwood Farm

The people, last name West, living on Firwood Farm had four children, Valerie, Rosemary, Kathleen and John. I've heard the farm is still there. My sisters' names were Sharon and Sally, mine is Susan. Firwood is now called Smyth Meadows. If anyone knows of the people I've mentioned or the owner of Smyth ...Read full memory

A memory of Brownshill by Terri Smyth

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 65173 memories of 32700 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?