Nostalgic memories of Buckland's local history

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My time at Buckland: 1965 - 68 was the best time of my life. I have lived since then - many adventures, but Buckland was the start of it all. If only my first real boyfriend/partner would read this... I have tried so hard to track him down. We are both now in our seventies, but I would so love to get in touch again, (...Read full memory)

My name is Brian Nevillle and I came to Buckland in the 1950s I was captivated and must admit it was some of the happiest days of my life. I remember Mrs pod bury and a beautiful young lady whose name was Doreen I fell in love strait away and was so stupid to let her go. I wonder where she is now .i (...Read full memory)

Every brick remembered, front and back and down below, with immense fondness.

I have to go to bed right now, and hope I can add my memories later. I wrote home every day for several months after first arriving to live in Buckland at Warneford South, to attend University Hall Buckland until 1971. So many memories! The Trout at Tadpole Bridge, going for long long walks along country lanes... but they all have to go to sleep right now...