Memories of Rugeley

Rugeley Boyhood

My family moved to Rugeley in 1954 from Northumberland. Dad worked at Brereton Colliery and Mum at Birmid Metals. I attended Aelgar school and about that time got my first job ...Read full memory

St Michael's Road, Brereton

We lived at no 1 Police House, just off to the right of this photo and then in no 3, the wall of which can be seen on the right - this was the police station - a house with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Sharon Hall

Peartree Estate

My dad took us to Rugeley to live in 1954, he had recently trained in Nottinghamshire and we were one of the first to live there, well that's what it seemed like to me as a seven year ...Read full memory

Jackhills Toyshop

I have great memories of Jackhills toyshop on the Horsefair in the seventies. I used to love going in there and it was the first stop to spend birthday or Christmas money, (usually ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Vicky Witton

Growing Up On St Michaels Estate, Brereton

I would love to hear from anyone who lived on St Michaels in the 50's and 60's. We lived on the big green at 45. We had a large horse chestnut in the garden, ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Gill Jenkins

Rugeley Past

I was born in Rugeley. I first lived in Green Lane near the corner of Hageley Road. The old houses have been demolished, there is town houses now on the site. I then moved to Attlee ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Colin Minshall

Pear Tree Estate

My family (the Millers) lived in Hillary Crest on the Pear Tree Estate. Dad, Bill, was an electrician in the mine (possibly Coppice). He also had a 2nd job at the Pub at the bottom ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Sue Slatcher


I'm doing research on Rugeley. I'm wondering does anyone have memories of Green Lane Farm? It was sold in 1960. I recently read that you could walk across the fields to Etching Hill from Green ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Carol Arnall

Jack Hills Toy Shop

1958 (ish) - Mum always started paying into the xmas club in February every year for me and my brother Paul. My fondest memory was the toy electric train in the window, when you put ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by David Richards

Mmm Fish And Chips

My memory of Rugeley was going to town and having fish and chips from Florie's chipshop in Brook Street, they were the best I have ever tasted. Wrapped in newspaper with fish bits in there too, those were the days.

A memory of Rugeley

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