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Memories of Alrewas

I can remember visiting Harveys (?) to buy Corgi cars :-), I was born in the village in the 60's. Many thanks for sharing your pics.... Went to school with Anthony Coates and, as I recall, Guy ( cant recall his surname ) but he used to tell us that he had a secret underground depot full of GUY trucks lol.... totally believed him... Good times.

My dad Harry Newbon, became the village bobby in 1956. We lived in the police house in Wellfield Road until 1964 - the happiest days of my young life. Attending the village school where the head was Mr Hayton. Does anyone remember the day the great gales blew the roof off their house and we were all sent home? Mr (...Read full memory)

I spent a lot of my teenage years in "The Cottage" as it was known in the family with my Aunt Ella (Jenkins). Her Father in Law was Sir Thomas Jenkins OBE, Mayor of Burton 1910. Shortcuts through the Church, The Crown bowling green next door giving acces to the canal - used to drag my canoe through to the rage of the (...Read full memory)

Hiya, I live in Alrewas with my parents, Mr Bill Williams, and Irene, from 1965 till they both passed away and are at rest in Alrewas Church. They both had a great number of friends in the village from Amateur Dramatics to Bill being the lay-peacher. Many fond memories flood back. Our last house, of 3 in Alrewas (...Read full memory)

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