Old Maps of Belaugh

Historic Maps of Belaugh and the local area.

Memories of Belaugh

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Known as the 'John Barley Corn' children because at the Staithe where they all used to play, there is an inlet. In the 1920s, when boats came past, the children would sing 'Old John Barley Corn if you throw us a penny we will sing you a song'. Sometimes handfuls of pennies would be thrown. The people on one boat (...Read full memory)

I was born in Belaugh and have lovely childhood memories. As I recall, at the time there was only 2 girls, myself and Rosemary Basted - all the other kids were boys. We had lovely times on the farms and in the river which ran down the bottom of my garden, there were 4 cottages where I lived with my parents and Aunt Nellie, (...Read full memory)