Bebington, Mayer Park 1936

Memories of Bebington


My grandparents Mr Harry Thomas Gander & Mrs Louisa Jane Gander, retired as missionaries in India in 1954, having been in India from 1906 in the Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu and came to live in one of the little one bed bungalows in Bethany Crescent, number 9 I think? I remember as a child visiting (...Read full memory)

I was born in Birkenhead and moved with mum and dad to Northern Ireland when I was about 6. My mum and dad's family lived in Birkenhead, Bebington and Bromborough. I was at my Nana's in Birkenhead and later Bebington for summer holidays. Once she, my Auntie Barbara, Uncle Eric and cousin Anne moved (...Read full memory)

Cotterals Bike Shop is on the right. Mum bought bikes for all the family and herself here. Mr Cotteral would sell you a brand new bike on "Tick" if he new you or your family. Great guy. Mum would have a cuppa and a chin wag with him when we called in to pay. Thatched cottage further up on the (...Read full memory)

I think I was around 6 or 7 when I went by coach to visit my grandmother in Bebington. My mother was Beryl (Betty) Mottershead, and going by her birth certificate she was born in 1923 at 20 Easton Road, Bebington to a William and Edith Mottershead, who died when she was very young. I don't think she had any brothers or (...Read full memory)

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