Amesbury, High Street c.1955
Memories of Amesbury
I was brought up in cholderton as a child and went to Stonehenge secondary school when I was 11 in 1963 . My name then was Anne Howcutt and I vividly remember when the Beatles came to film Help at Larkhill,a lot of my friends saw n got their autographs,I remember standing outside their hotel for hours to catch a glimpse,think it was the Antrobus but never got to see them
Amesbury such lovely town there is plenty of village shops. Methodist church on the corner of the road. bus station and there is co-op supermarket which has been built . I used to know a gentleman who name is Stephen he lives where the housing estate is now on the hill . up and till 2009 I was visiting this lovely town and spent some wonderful times.
I lived with my parents in the right hand side of the white house shown above (almost opposite the W & D bus station) from 1938-57. The house to the left with a hedge around the door was a small private girls school in my early memories As the war built up we saw servicemen and women, (...Read full memory)
I remember the War Memorial being opposite the cinema. When I visited Amesbury last week no one could remember it being there and it is not there now. Does anyone else remember it? I also remember the railway bridge where we all stood letting the steam from the trains blow over us. There was a huge park, well it seemed huge (...Read full memory)