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I remember shoe inspections, and length of skirt and "divided skirts (shorts) had to be a certain number of inches above the knee but not many (perish the thought!) This was Prince Henry's Grammar School. The younger girls had to do gym in their navy blue knickers and we had to dash across to it hoping the boys would not see us! The (...Read full memory)
My maternal grandfather, his siblings and parents lived in Evesham from the late 1890s. My GGrandfather was stationmaster in Evesham His name was John Hall Seal. They lived at 8 Market Square then moved to new houses on Cambria Road. My grandfather was a triplet and they all survived. His triplet brother died in WW1 in France in 1918. I (...Read full memory)
I WENT TO SCHOOL IN EVESHAM I WENT TO THE VALE OF EVESHAM SCHOOL FROM 1972 TO 1978 I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANY ONE HAS ANY PHOTOS FROM THAT TIME OF THE STAFF OR MY SELF AND THE PEOPLE I WENT TO SCHOOL WITH AS I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE COPIES SO I CAN PUT THEM ON THE SCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE PLEASE CONTACT ME AT firstname.lastname@example.org
I used to go to school in Cleeve Prior, we lived in one of the cottages over the road from the village school. I was friends with two girls who lived just outside on the road to Evesham. We all went to Blackminster County Modern after. I would like to get in touch with them; Mavis Spires & Sandra Parks. We loved our time there, lovely village life. My dad was in the army so we moved a lot.
My paternal grandparents came from Evesham, they moved to Birmingham in the 1930s I think, but we still had relatives still living in Evesham. On a Sunday we would go and see my grand auntie Lott and my second cousin Patricia and her husband Ron, they all lived in this huge bungalow just off the main road that was set in in fields. (...Read full memory)
Our grandparents live in Chipping Campden. When we lived in Worcester we would always go through Evesham on the way to Chipping Campden. We always drove past Great Hampton churh for as long as I could remember. It always looked very nice - tucked in among the trees, with its blue clock face. How cleaned up the church (...Read full memory)
As a young teenager with fond memories of Evesham and surrounding areas, I enjoyed with two of my male friends, camping at Weir Camping Meadow, which was located by the River Avon down in the lower part of the town. The camping meadow could be viewed from the bridge spanning the river. The camping equipment we had was very (...Read full memory)
First placed here by the monks of Evesham Abbey in the thirteenth century to enable them to tend the vineyard that they planted on Clarkes Hill, the original use of the cottage was a wine store. Their system of pulling the ferry rope between two stauntions to get across the river is still used to this very day, in (...Read full memory)