Dulverton Memories

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My first visit to Dulverton was on a cold and wet Easter Sunday 1984, and I absolutely fell in love with the place! Husband and I warmed ourselves with a mug of hot chocolate in a little café, possibly where the St Margaret's Hospice is now. We returned practically every year from then on until 2010, including one very wet (...Read full memory)


My family lived in Dulverton in the 1950s. Both parents were hairdressers and we sold sweets and tobacco as well as drapery and ice cream from our shop on the High Street. We had the first chewing gum machine and you used an old penny to get chewing gum and every fourth coin got a double pack. My sister Pam and I (...Read full memory)

I worked as a 16 yr old in this hotel in 1960, I have lovely memories of the place. Also the hotel looks different to me now. We, the staff, lived in a bunglow at the end of the back garden. I think it was owned by Mr & Mrs Howlin. One of the children was called Melanie - they were Welsh ... the bar man was called (...Read full memory)

I worked for Windsor Bros. The butchers name carried on. The owner then was Gordon Summers. I was a slaughterman. Around the back was the slaughter house, now demolished. I used to work there with Steve. Cannot remember his last name. He lived in the flat over the shop, when Mr Summers moved out to his bungalow. (...Read full memory)

I was working at the Lion Grage then, Mr & Mrs Ros in the Tantivy. First thing in the morning I would go to Mr Ross for our fags (pay him on Friday - pay day), the garage then was open seven days a week for petrol (Esso), Sundays people were coming back off the moors and would fill with petrol. Go to the Tantivy for ice (...Read full memory)