Broadstone, Golf Course, The 14th c.1960
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Theme Calendar - Teeing Off
Featuring 12 captioned photos of Teeing Off. A4 sized calendar, opening to A3.
Vintage photographs of golf – a game described by Sir Winston Churchill as ‘an ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose'.
Memories of Broadstone
I moved to Broadstone with my parents at the tender age of 2, and we lived in Sidney Road, off York Road. It was 1950, and ,of course there was no Waterloo Estate at that time, so York Road ended when it came to the railway line and the tiny station of Creekmoor Halt. Most of the people using the station worked in the Cordite (...Read full memory)
My earliest memories of Broadstone stem from about 1937 when I was five years old. We lived in Southbourne at the time and frequently went to Broadstone at weekends to visit my "aunt Flo" and her family who lived at Lower Blandford Road. She was my mother's sister and their children Roy and Rex Cannings were (...Read full memory)
Hallo, my grandfather Frank Sherwood worked at the factory in 1939, and the family lived in the Broadstone area. Does anyone have any memories to share about the factory of the Sherwoods?