Bamford Memories

Read and share memories of Bamford

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

So far you've shared 72,938 memories of 7,298 towns & villages, right across the UK!

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This week's Places

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

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Hi, I am now 57 years and live in Los Angeles, USA. I just felt homesick and nostalgic and discovered this site. Growing up in the 50s and 60s in Bamford was wonderful (not that I felt that then). I've lived in several countries in my life, the older I get the more I relate to my childhood, my family, my friends. My (...Read full memory)

A churchyard  is a place where families can be near their deceased loved ones, a calm and beautiful place surrounded by trees and flowers, but that is not the case in Bamford churchyard. The grass and weeds are taking over so it is impossible to walk through the graves without being entangled or (...Read full memory)

I am researching my family tree and found that a relative called Percival George Jeffrey was a proprietor of the Marquis of Granby around about the late 1800s or early 1900s.

I was Born in this Hotel on the 31st May 1968. My Parents, Graham and Anne Henderson were running it back then.

I was born in Bamford in 1946. Now live in Nth Queensland, Australia. My folks were married in Bamford and my dad is buried there too. Part of the Greenhough family.