Nostalgic memories of Bluntisham's local history

Share your own memories of Bluntisham and read what others have said

For well over 10 years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs. Why not add your memory today and become part of our Memories Community to help others in the future delve back into their past.

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Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of a place that brings back a memory for you and write about:

  • How the location features in your personal history?
  • The memories this place inspires for you?
  • Stories about the community, its history and people?
  • People who were particularly kind or influenced your time in the community.
  • Has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again, as they used to look?

This week's Places

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I was in a home called Hill View in Andover/Winchester. I first met my brothers Richard and Nigel at this home when I was six years old. I remember a girl called Laura who received a birthday card from her mother when she was 15 years old. My brothers were and are so very important as they told me I belonged to other people. I always ended uo going to bed after school as I was at times in trouble for being naughty. I ...see more

I would love to hear from Sybil Merryweather's daughter, I don't know what happened, I did answer you, and any others who remember that time. Irwin Parker.

I have received a dud email from a Gavin Ashton, please get in contact again, I would like to hear from you. Irwin Parker Also I am looking for a reply from others.

I was a Dr Banardo's boy. I was with Mrs F Ashton for about 3 yrs, at the homestead, which I think has since gone, it was an old pub. I had very happy memories of Bluntisham, if there is anyone who remembers me, I would like to hear from you. Our head teacher was Mrs Xmas. Just if I may mention a few names I remember, Richard Tebbitt, Richard Leader, Ales Boulter, Leonard Marsh, Grace Barker, Joy Tebbitt, ...see more

I was evacuated to Bluntisham from south London and stayed with the Reverend Kirby (Minister of the Chapel) and his wife and daughter Patricia. I used to attend the Chapel regularly. I remember it well and they were very kind to me.