My late grandma and auntie Gladys lived in The Rest, Church Lane. I visited them every year with my parents and sister. Bulphan holds very special memories for me. I remember Mr Steele from Stanley Road and my grandma had a friend called Florrie Blundell. We always went to the Bulphan Fete on August bank holiday, and my ...Read full memory
I was at Bulphan School 1948 to 1954-55 and well remember my days at school with Daphney Thomas. Maraget Walls, Tess Cross, Pat Cross, Yony Ballard, Maureen Batchford, and Barbara Batchford. Happy days they were too. The teachers were Miss Haynes, Miss Beatty, Miss Snowdon, Mrs Calderbank. PC Cook and PC Man were the village ...Read full memory
Adrian Vidler, again I forgot to mention my brother Anton Vidler and Robert Whiting, Robert Murray, these are past students of the school.
The dinner ladies deserve a mention, Miss Went and Mrs Thomas, they looked after us kids and I believe that Roy Thomas is still in the village. The photo from Friths is just how it was - well done. Adrian Vidler
I want to know what the farms' names were in Brentwood Road, Bulphan in 1425.
I remember the doctor used to visit the village once or twice a week & set up his surgery in Mrs Benton's house. Mrs Benton, (Alice, or was that her daughter?), lived in the cottage at the end of the row, furthest away in the picture. The waiting room was Mrs's Benton's sitting room, we used to sit with her as we waited ...Read full memory
I went to Bulphan School in 1955/6 and can remember Mrs Last as the headteacher. Those were the days - I can always remember the lazy days of the 1950s. It was the best time. I can remember the school trips to Norfolk and Hampton Court. Mrs Last put herself out to arrange all of this and on a shoestring budget. She was a ...Read full memory
When - andwhy - was the green in front of Plough Cottages at China Lane sold off?
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