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Memories of Didcot

Yes Thats Me Outside Woolworths

1955 What an Eventful day that was ,with my Pocket money earned from the Farm , and Hedges of Hagbourne , I went for my Customary Hair Cut at Aubrey Gay's only to find it Chocker Block , So I Ventured into Mr . Bill Street's ,and He gave me more that a Trim , It Looked like a conscription haircut ,I Then ...Read full memory

A memory of Didcot by Lewis Holmar

Broadway Has Not Changed ! Though Woollies Has Gone.

My Family lived here in 1955.- Dad worked in Army Police, Mum was a Housewife. I remember riding on the back of my Mum"s bike - playing near the woods with my sister (prohibited!) - travelling on the last steam train to Wallingford, and having to walk 1/2 mile to school every day along ...Read full memory

A memory of Didcot

Kiln Cottage

Not so much a memory more a request. Does anyone remember a place called Kiln Cottage which I understand was an orchard/?farm? I had a postcard from my grandfather to my grandmother when he was in the forces address to 1 Kiln Cottage, Didcot. Very old members of the family (even older than me) remember visiting the farm as ...Read full memory

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