Bacton, Abbey Gateway c.1955

Memories of Bacton


I was sent to Eden Hall as a 9 year old as my asthma was causing me to miss school. My brother Brett Imray had gone a few years earlier and I have awesome memories of the school and Bacton. I only stayed about 18 months. It was such a quiet village place and I remember spending many summer evenings after school hours (...Read full memory)

I was a boarder at St Peter's Court from the age of 6 to 10. My father worked on the oil fields in Iraq and because of my age we got special permission for me to board during the civil war there. My two eldest brothers, Chris (deceased) and Wally also attended. Just after I arrived, Humphrey Fenn's mother (...Read full memory)

1959 to 1962

I can remember many happy holidays at Bacon, staying at a caravan site (I can't remember which one). At the site shop there was an Alsatian dog called Elva, I suppose she was the guard dog. I loved climbing down the steps etched out of the cliffs, to the wonderful sandy beach below. I would fish for shrimps, (...Read full memory)

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