Aldbury, The Village c.1965

Photo ref: A416046

Memories of Aldbury


As a young child during ww2 , my mother and me , living during the day in a caravan on the farm adjacent to the Bridgewater monument ,walked down the Back Hollow in the evenings , to sleep above the bakers in the village . One night there was a very loud sound of airplane engines , a flash of light and a tremendous crash (...Read full memory)

My mum and dad Michael and Cynthia Mcginn owned the village stores for some years from when I was born and up to about the age of 6 or 7. I had a wonderful child-minder called Rosemary Green, her husband was Fred and they lived on the right on the way to Hugh Heffner's place...Dad can remember Roger Moore filming 'The Saint' (...Read full memory)

My Nan (Rose) was born in Aldbury and married at the church (Fred). My Mum (Karen) then kept up a long tradition and married (Dad- Paul), a jump jockey who worked in the village for Peter Harris. Me and my sister thoroughly enjoy visiting and walking up to the monument, around the pond, and then dining in the (...Read full memory)

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