i grew up above the old gas showrooms between 1964 and 1975 wen we moved to clacton on sea i have recently had the pleasure to catch up with a few old school friends and people who knew me when i was dee jaying on a disco at the red lion pub in south street in the early 1980s
i was the youngest walker at the age of 10 years old in 19701971
Essex has the unhappy distinction of having executed more witches than any other county in England’s history, and the first major trial for witchcraft itself, ...Read full memory
I lived in Brook Street with my family between about 1958 and 1967. We lived at the bottom of the road nearest the High Street and opposite a large pond, which was ...Read full memory
I have visited Manningtree only once, but I have an interest in the area as my father (Donald Turner) is tracing our family tree and he has discovered that one of our ancestors - ...Read full memory
Starting school for the first time was at Mistley Norman School, my first teacher was Miss Temple in the infants we were given a slate board and slate pencil one thing that ...Read full memory
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