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As a family, my husband at the time, my daughter and later in the 70's my son all went camping at the campsite owned by Mr and Mrs Jefferies. A lovely couple, always happy to help, it was only a field with washing and toilet facilities, and the local shop provided food and accessories... There were (...Read full memory)

Memories start in 1953 when Elizabeth became our Queen. I remember all the windowsills were decorated. I was 4 at the time. As I grew up with my sister and 3 brothers we had many a happy time in Gales Crest on the green playing hopscotch, marbles and looking for 4-leaved clover! The heath was our domain - making camps (...Read full memory)

I lived in Chudleigh Knighton when I was 11 years old until I was 15. That was 1932 till 1936.  I was taught at the lovely school there. The head mistress was Miss Gill and her assistants Miss Bray and Miss Parkhurst. My family had broken up and I lived with my grandparents Mr. William Thompson (...Read full memory)