Bungay, Broad Street c.1960
Memories of Bungay, Broad Street c1960
This must be a bit earlier than 1960. I moved as a 7 year old to the black and white house in 1962. It is 18 Broad Street and was a wine merchants Hunter and Olivers. My father was the manager for around 25 years. Before him it was Peter Sayers who then opened a clothes shop in Earsham street and is still alive. Earlier it was Barretts wine shop. Mrs Barrett lived above our flat, she was a German lady, very pleasant but also very private. And above her, for most of the 60's and 70's, Vincent Waring the owner of the Mayfair cinema lived. He was a character and moved from Brighton in the mid 60's, very sociable but single all his time in Bungay. The garden has a lovely crinkle crankle wall. The next house along was owned by ...Read full memory
Memories of Bungay
That's more like the mid to late 1960's. But not our cars, we had an old black car then, a Minx.
I have written on this page before, about my grandmother. This is news I did not know - I found it on the ancestry - if any one can help further fab I wrote my grandmother was Emily Woolonough nee George married to Allen Woolonough But she married an Ernest G Woolonough first who died in the war and they lived in Gas House Lane ...Read full memory
Re: the Horse & Groom Public House now the Green Dragon Public House (rebuilt in 1920) in Broad Street Bungay. My wife's great grandfather, Thomas Gris (1855-1910), was the licensee of the Horse & Groom PH in Broad Streetg Bungay and is listed there in the Post Office Directory of 1900 and the ...Read full memory
I was born in 1960 in Cross Street, Bungay above my grandmother's shop, a ladies dress shop called Dorothy Laws. We used to visit regularly through the 1960s.My mother, Una Jane, married Gerald Read who I believe worked for a grocers shop that was alongside the Buttercross. I remember the Mynah bird in Warnes shop ...Read full memory