Bacton, Bromholm c.1955

Memories of Bacton


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)

My memory of Eden Hall was not good. I remember once when I was accused of standing on another boys fingers when running in the playground for that I was hit across my bottom six times with his shoe this caused a bit of a problem with the house mother as when it was bath time as they could see the bruises Iwas scared to (...Read full memory)

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