A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Staffordshire Photographic Memories

Staffordshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Abbots Bromley, the Market Place c1955' appears in this book.

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There are quite a few old, half-timbered buildings still extant in the village, but perhaps the most interesting is the old market house, which can be seen on the left of the picture. It is not the half-timbered building, but the open-sided structure.

An extract from Staffordshire Photographic Memories.

Other Memories from Abbots Bromley

My twin & I attended The School of S.Mary & S. Anne in Abbots Bromley from 1960-1968; two younger sisters joined us later. Swimming lessons took place in this unheated outdoor pool during the summer term. I well remember divesting our warm uniforms, in the covered changing room alongside the pool, with the wind whistling through the large gaps at both head and ankle level - chilly! Yet, ...see more

Myself and my husband Tony were landlords of the Goats Head from July 1976 till October 1991. Memories of the Horn Dance, me and the barmaids dressed as serving wenches, also we had bar-b-ques in the garden and folk groups playing in the pub, also joining in with the dancers. Those's horns are very heavy to dance with, no wonder the men stop at every pub for a pint, great times, fond memories will be there this year 2012.

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