Memories of Gamlingay

The War Years

I lived in a cottage in Long Lane, beyond Church End as a child during the war. I have vivid memories of my life here. The snowy winter of 1943 when the snow reached up to the cottage windows. We had no neighbours except Dick and May Norman, who lived next door. I remember "Uncle Dick", as I called him, digging a path from ...Read full memory

Working At The Bakery In The 1950,S

I was born in my grandma's house in Church St, didn't have a number in those days, when it did it was #13, which was good because I was born on the 13th. I enrolled at the Gamlingay Old School in 1946 in Miss Cades class then Miss Almonds and Mrs Arnolds followed by Mr Ashton which took me up to my 11 ...Read full memory

A memory of Gamlingay by Brian Hinton

Empsons Garage My Years

I left Sandye school in 1970. We lived in Potton and I started work at Empsons garage as a trained mechanic. They also repaired lorrys there too - mainly Commer. It was owned and run by Bill Empson and Steve Whitbread worked there as a mechanic. His snooty Son Geoffrey Empson also worked there - they had a dog ...Read full memory

A memory of Gamlingay by Mark Barber

Gamlingay School

Memories of going to school in Gamlingay will never be forgotten. I grew up in Graveley, so rode the bus to school through all the villages. I went on the school site and saw the netball team, but can't remember some of my teammates. A reunion would be wonderful. Graham Harding is also digging around for info.

A memory of Gamlingay by Sandra Crook

Large Material Store

Quite a number of years ago I visited your village and stumbled accross a large warehouse that sold all kinds of materials from the roll, and then which I used for a while. Can anyone tell me if it is still there please? Kind regards, Iris

Living In Church End

I lived at number 14 for about 11 years and I miss it greatly. My parents moved from Cambridge and I was born at Mill Road in 1968. I remember long summers and playing in the fields just outside the village boundary. Neighbours were Joy and Andrew, Olive and Ray and across the road in the farm opposite was Ricky the ...Read full memory

A memory of Gamlingay by Tom Knight

Ronald, Victor, Elsie And Olive Norman

Does anyone have any thoughts on these brothers & sisters? I would love to know.Many Thanks

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