Egremont Memories

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My parents moved from London to a prefab at 59 Dent View in Egremont when I was about 2 years old in 1949/50 my brother and sister were both born in Egremont. My memory is of our next door neighbours with the surname Hurrell I was friends with Pamela Hurrell I think they had two girls and a boy and I (...Read full memory)

My brother Kevin and I (Karen) were born in a prefab at Beck Green in Egremont. Father was Norman Teasdale, a policeman and mother was Valerie Teasdale. I think there was a friend of my parents called Joan who lived close by.

In 1864 Mary Roberts b 1841 in Egremont, Cumbria, married William Sanderson b 1835 in Gosforth, Cumbria. Together Mary and William Sanderson sailed for Panama, arriving in Aspinall, Panama after many months, in 1866. They had their first child, Claudine May Sanderson, born 4 May 1866 (...Read full memory)