Aldbourne, St Michael's Parish Church c.1965
Photo ref: A101021
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A Selection of Memories from Aldbourne

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Aldbourne

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Hi, I was an apprentice with Major Powell in the 50s, lremember going to the Blue Boar a few times, I only have a faint memory of the landlady mai ly that sbe was a tall dark haired lady, I lived 11 Lottage Rd with Mrs Plant whoose daughter Sheelagh now lives in Australia. I try to visit Aldbourne every year my wife comes From Baydon. I have fond memories of Aldbourne I was 16 when I arrived from Jersey Channel islands.
My grandmother owned the Blue Boar Inn. Her name was Annie Dady. I believe she had the pub before the war and up until about 1960. Next door was Major Powell's racing stable and as a young lad I met Frankie Durr when he had breakfast at the Blue Boar. I can still remember the barn at the back and the old wash room. I am sixty-five now and live in Devon, please if any one remembers my grandmother please write.