Dersingham 1954 C - a Memory of Dersingham.

We lived in the village shop Virginia Stores owned by Peatling & Cawdron.  My dad won the Vernons Football Pools in 1955  a great sum of  £505.6s,  my sister and I had new bikes, and mum and dad went for a holiday to Blackpool! with her new fur coat.  We moved to Brancaster after that when they bought the pub there.
I remember going to Sandringham with the school to sing carols at Christmas and winning prizes at the flower show for handwriting and needlework,
walking through the woods picking chestnuts and ducking when the Royal family rode past on horseback, the Queen Mother coming to the school and watching out for her driving an old shooting break around the village and
running through the church yard at dusk frightened silly by the bats that swooped around but not daring to be scared in front of our friends.

A memory shared by Carolynn Langley on May 7th, 2007. Send Carolynn Langley a message.

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