Biggleswade, Composite c.1965

Memories of Biggleswade


I was in a children's home on London Road from about 1964 for about 3 years. I forget the name of the home, but I went to Shortmead Street School for a while, then Rose Lane, before ending up at Holmead. I used to go to the Catholic church near the Regal cinema, on a Sunday morning, and the Regal on a (...Read full memory)

I was born in Biggleswade in 1947 and left for Suffolk in 1957. I remember going to the infants school and then shortmead street. We did maypole dancing and got hit over the knuckles regularly by horrible teachers! Pretty harsh conditions, freezing cold classrooms. My mum Peg Davies worked in a dress shop in (...Read full memory)

I am now 73 but still remember my time in the Boy's Home at Biggleswade. I cannot remember how old I was, possibly around 6 to 9. I remember it well because I and a few others ran away from the home because we were being bullied by an older boy by the name of (if my memory serves me correct) Richardson. We raided the (...Read full memory)

Hello I have no memory of Biggleswade but very interested because I was born there I lived in Stotfold and went to infant school there and used to visit Letchworth and Hitchin but left the area to go and live in Denham Bucks. I now live in Windsor have moved around quite a lot in my life

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