Swindon, Stratton, Steamroller In Ermin Street c.1910
Memories of Swindon
My mother worked in the cafeteria at lunch time, collecting the money from the students. She seemed to know everybody in the college and when she passed away at the young age of 48, it seemed ...Read full memory
My Dad was a copper and one day took me to the Gorse Hill Police Station where he was based. He and the duty sergeant muttered away quietly hatching a plan to surprise me. The ...Read full memory
I was born in the flat above the shop to the left of this picture in 1953. This shop named A & L Hoyal was run by my grandfather, Albert Hoyal, and his brother Les Hoyal. Though the ...Read full memory
I remember swimming in Coate Water aged about 8 - 10 and nearly drowning in the open air swimming pool. My cousin fell into the lake when he was about three but was rescued by my uncle who ...Read full memory
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