Bacton, Doe's Croft Caravan Site 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)

Remember Mr Lockwood very well used to smoke a pipe and grow his own tobacco and lecture us on the evils of smoking. Big excitement when the older girls who slept in the annex were caught smoking and were moved back into the main building in disgrace. One day the gardener dug up an old WW2 live shell near the classrooms that (...Read full memory)

I was sent to Eden Hall school in about 1954. The head was Mr Lockwood ,his wife and he had two sons. When it was time for bed we all had to have malt and a cup of chocolate, then to bed. I left in 1960 in them days. I went back in 1997 on holiday and went to Eden Hall School but it had been pulled down. One night in the 1950' s (...Read full memory)

HI i was sent to Eden Hall in 1965 i was nine at the time and i was only there for one term it was the summer till christmas term. I remember because we were taken across this field to a very old village hall where we made lanterns out of pumpkins for halloween. my name was Janice Daniels and i can remember sharing a (...Read full memory)

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