Memories of Buck's Mills

Long Lost Friends

I would love to know what happened to two friends , Fran and Sara Sutton, both R.A. artists who moved to Bucks Mills and converted the chapel into a studio during the 1960s; I stayed with them in the summer of 1974 but after some years lost touch and recently viewed the empty and deserted chapel with great sadness ...Read full memory

A memory of Buck's Mills by Brian Conn

1960s In Bucks Mills

The earliest photo of me on Bucks Mills beach is in a pushchair from about 1951 -52! We were visiting for the day from my grandparents home in Bradworthy. In 1959 my grandparents, John and Gladys Dunn moved to Trundle Cottage (now Leat Cottage). For the next 9 years most of my Easter and summer holidays were spent ...Read full memory

Mystery Postcard

I have an old, and I assume original, Frith postcard with the above photo on it and these words: "This is your father's early home. It once belonged to your grandfather. He sold it when he went to .....(illegible) Thought you would like to see it. I was born there. With love from J.B." There is no name, address, or ...Read full memory

Bucks Mills

I have such wonderful memories of going to Bucks Mills and staying in Kings Cottage with my grandparents and family. I used to go over to see Mamie Braund who lived in the old house on the opposite side of the road from the cottage, I loved to play with her old dog Dinah, a beautiful old Spaniel. Mamie used to let me go ...Read full memory

My Home

I lived in the cottage at the right hand end of this picture, from 1987 to 1999, it made us sad when we had to leave.

Family Holidays In Bucks Mills In The Mid 1950s To Early 60s

I have read with fond memories the recollections of others on their holidays at Bucks Mills and thought I would share mine. My family and I came down from Nottinghamshire for many years in the mid 50's to early 60's. The family name was Gordon, my father was Leslie, a GP, my ...Read full memory

Wonderful Bucks!

My mum first came across Bucks Mills when we went for a bodyboarding holiday in Westward Ho! before the march of the mobile homes..! Next year we stayed in Driftwood in Bucks itself and did so for the next 7/8 years until my parents bought an old farmhouse in Broad Parkham. I have stayed in Bucks  many times since ...Read full memory

A memory of Buck's Mills by Nick Neter

Summer Trip

What a lovely vacation we had that year. When I see photos of Buck's Mills, like this one, I am transported back to those precious days under the sun. People that live on in my heart are there. I remember so clearly the path by the store, I remember running up and down this road with my sister. We thought those moments would last forever. They do.

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