Memories of Bunbury

Family History

My great great grandparents are from Bunbury. They moved to the Manchester area in the 1850's; Peter Jackson, son of Richard Jackson and Hannah Rycroft. I would love to know about them, I would also love to see pictueres of Tiverton Moss and surrounding areas.

A memory of Bunbury by Donna Jackson

Porch Roof

The small porch at the front was put on in about 1958, we made it in the workshop at H A Vickers & Son who were builders in Bunbury.

A memory of Bunbury by David Stockton

Dysart 1957

My brother Nigel was born here in 1957. It was both a farm and public house kept by my great uncle and aunt, Tom and Alice Moore.

A memory of Bunbury by Chris Mulliner

Good Old Days

Friends from Barbridge and Bunbury were good in those days. Used to go dancing in the area, I think the buildings are still up. Ken Kirkham who has since died. David Davies after a while went in the army and has now moved away, but can't mention any more for now. But they were great times. By Barbara Jones

The Lantern Guest And Country Club

I was eight in 1960 and two years before my grandma bought an old private school and refurbished it to make the Lantern on the A49. My mum managed it and my sister was born there in 1960. I attended Spurstow County Primary School which was actually in Bunbury and it was a 2.5 mile walk there, not good in ...Read full memory

Country View

I used to cycle from Barbridge to Bunbury quite a lot in the 1950s when we needed to see Dr Arthur, but the view of the countryside was beautiful. By Barbara Jones

The Triangle

My aunty Jenny and uncle Albert Stockton used to live at the house in the triangle which used to be the old jailhouse. My dad, Ivor, used to take me and my brother John there and he used to cut our hair in the old shed.

A memory of Bunbury by David Stockton

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