Frome Memories

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

So far you've shared 74,645 memories of 7,341 towns & villages, right across the UK!

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This week's Places

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
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My grandmother was Dorothy Mary Emma Faulkner nee Newport daughter and only surviving child of Percy Benjamin Newport and Florence nee James. She was born 21st July 1900, Percy and his brother Herbert were the sons of Benjamin Newport, they were all butchers, Percy was a bacon curer, Herbie was also (...Read full memory)

I was born in Frome and I left when i was 11 years old,I moved with my dad to Bristol. But I have to be honest, since I have left Frome about ten years ago I miss my life I had there. Even though I have been living in Bristol for the past ten years, it's never felt like home. When I go to visit friends in Frome I get (...Read full memory)

I was born and raised in Frome, West End and then we moved to Green Lane.  We emigrated to Canada, I did not want to leave Frome at all. I still miss home!. The pretty streets and the steep hills. I can remember swimming in the river, and fishing in it. Every Wednesday going to the market after school to pet the animals. (...Read full memory)

Frome's 'Oldest House' or 'Pepperpot' has a chequered past even in recent times. I moved to Frome in 1992 when it was being used as a Travel Agents and looked fairly run down. It then remained closed for a number of years except at christmas time when it was used as a charity card shop. The upper floors of the building have (...Read full memory)