Memories of Rugeley

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

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

Barbers

As a school boy I clearly remember having my hair cut at Heatherly’s barber shop, situated at the top of Upper Brook Street. The shop was run by two old guys (brothers I think) one was named ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by David Knapper

Rugeley

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

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

The Parrot, The Monkey And Tennis On The Lawn

My mother was sent away to boarding school in 1921, when she was eight years old. For various reasons, she could not go home (to Cardiff) during the summer ...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

Rugeley

I too grew up on the Peartree Estate and have memories of all that Christine remembers. I saw my very first pig at a small farm at the rear of Uplands Green, I think the farmers name was Mr. ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Miriam Lawrence

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

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

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