Alrewas, The Village c.1965
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.
Having just stumbled across this website and viewed the photographs, I immediately went into nostalgia mode. I was born in Alrewas in 1938 in one of the small cottages in Main Street just down from Mansell's bridge, and then moved to The Old School House in Park Road the following year, where I spent the next 12 years. I have many (...Read full memory)
My dad was evacuated to Alrewas and stayed with the Tranter family in Fox Lane. He would dearly love any information about the family. He knows they had a son called Ted.
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)