Rochford, Stambridge Mill c.1955
Memories of Rochford
My family moved to Assandune Villas in Ashingdon in 1955, I was four years old and lived there until I was eighteen. From the back of our house was nothing but fields, (sadly now a huge ...Read full memory
When I was about 5 or 6 my dad worked at the mill, and we lived in one of the mill cottages in Mill Lane. I used to play around the mill and one day found strange washers in the old pond ...Read full memory
I remember Rochford very dearly. As a young child I often stayed with my great-grandmother, Sara Ann Simpson. I'd walk around the churchyard, the empty farm, climb the stile, visit the ...Read full memory
I remember Stambridge Mill very well. My Father, Frank Sutton, used to moor his barge, called The Anglia, here. He used to load his barge with Corn and Wheat. I was around 7 or 8 at the ...Read full memory
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