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Memories of Lucton
Mrs Price's Tuck Shop
I lived at Lucton in the late 1960s and remember buying sweets from the shop.
I vaguely remember a young girl staying there who we played with in the meadow. The Buttons Sandra mentions are probably the BUFTONS.
Ye Old Tuck Shop And Mrs Price
My grandmother was Ann Elizabeth Price and lived in a beautiful house. She ran a little shop in the house and it was called YE OLD TUCK SHOPE. It is the most beautiful little village I have every seen. I remember the people around, how kind and friendly the were. The buttons and the Davies and old Fred. I remember playing in the meadow and paddling in the brook, and fetching water from the spring. I had a fabulous childhood and came over every year from Ireland with my mum and brother and sisters. I would love if someone from those times 62 - late 70's would get in touch if they have any memories.
Growing up in Pembridge
I was born in 1960 at Glanarrow Cottages, Bridge St. All my early memories are of a happy childhood. I can remember the deep snow of 1963, when I opened the back door it seemed that the snow was halfway up it!!! I can also remember the last steam train going through the station, I was sat on the bonnet of my granddad's A40 at the station, a sad day indeed. School was a good place, Mr & Mrs Aston along with Miss Bowen taught us well and set us on the road to be great people. We had a new school in 1966, it was a great boon to us pupils after the old school and village hall. Youth club on a Friday was a great time, many a slug of GL cider outside and a crafty ciggy helped us to grow up!!! My dad used to work at the top shop delivering the boxes of grocery all round the local area, I spent... Read more
I have a picture of a double fronted butchers shop in the corn market. Over the door it says L.Pugh, outside is the butcher and his wife and probably their daughter Marie. A family story was that a lad from the family when asked who he was replied "Jack Pugh, Leominster, kill sheep" I assume there was an abbatoir behind the shop.
The picture is in an album of my parents around the 1920's. Any information please email me at email@example.com
The Broom Maker of 1862
I am researching my family tree and have discovered that my great-grandfather, Thomas Ashcroft, a besom (broom) maker, lived and made brooms at 122 Mill Street in 1862 before migrating to South Wales. I believe that most of the old Mill Street houses have long since been demolished, I shall visit one day and have look.
I was born at Bury Cottages, Ivington. My grandmother and maiden aunt lived there. The midwife was Nurse Norman. I was christened at Ivington Church where my mum and dad were married. Also my brother was born in the same black and white cottage and was also christened in the church. I spent every summer there until I was about 16, so have many lovely memories. My aunt and uncle lived at Hyde Ash and we would cycle up there to a farm to get butter. Another aunt and uncle lived on Bircher Common 7, another at Kingsland.
My father was born in Ivington, Leominster, at Gatter Tops, then Park Gate, one of eight children. The girls worked in service, and the boys worked the land. Times were hard in the 30's. We have a few photos of back then.