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I was stationed at HMS Nuthatch in 1949. During the evenings I worked in the cinema called the 'Antheon' showing films. We also put on variety shows on stage, one show we put on in a local village and were overwhelmed by the holpitality of the local villagers. Anthorn holds many happy memories for me and I hope to return soon before times run out, I am now 83.
Searching For my Roots
My paternal grandfather John Routledge was from little Bampton. He had a horse called Tam o' Shanter which was a sulky trotter named after the local pub. I would love to find out more about him.
I Used to Live in Drumburgh
I used to live in Drumburgh, lived down the lane in a cottage called Hazeldene. I used to be the local decorator and worked in all the local villages. I used to play darts for the Highland Laddie pub, when Bernie ran it. I owned a WW2 Green Fire Tender which was parked in the garden. Would like to chat with anyone from Drumburgh or the villages.
Glasson in 1901
My father Willliam Harold Brown was born in Glasson on 2nd April 1921. Those listed in l901 are:
Mary Barnes, Lodgings.
Robert Gordon, vict., and cowkeeper Fish Inn.
Thomas Joseph Pattinson, butcher.
John Sharp, joiner, Glasson Mill.
Mary Thompson, vict., grocer and bacon curer, Highland Laddie Inn.
Robert Wills, stone mason.
Irving Bell, Walker House.
William Bewsher, (yeoman) Orchard House.
George Graham, Low Flow.
Mary Ann Saul, Kirkland House.
Betsy Sharp (owner) Aikshaw.
Sarah Sharp, owner, steam corn, sawmill, joiners shop.
Hi, I am looking for pictures and written accounts about The Dandy horse drawn train as my great-great-great-grandad used to drive it, his name was Isaac Hickson. Hope someone can get back to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you, Angela Quinn.
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