Gloucester, First Sunday School 1892
Memories of Gloucester
Hi, Brunswick Baptist Church (Brun) is going to be celebrating it's 200th anniversary next year. I am looking for old photos, memories, etc that could possibly feature in a book we are trying to put together. We start out in New Inn Lane in 1813 (possibly in a room in the pub) and then moved to (...Read full memory)
I was born in Gloucester in 1949 & had a really wonderful childhood there with my two younger brothers. In the early years, we spent our school holidays exploring Robinswood Hill. Taking picnics, lighting & cooking on fires, just having so much innocent fun. We lived on an estate that was a close community although we (...Read full memory)
Tiger H would have been built by John Harker Ltd, Ship Builders, of Knottingley, West Yorskhire. My father born in Knottingley, was Captain on various John Harker petrol tankers from the 1930's - 50's, in Gloucester. He did not work on Tiger H, but I have heard her being mentioned at various times, when my family would chat about various vessels from those days.
This is the department store Bon Marshe filmed from outside the post office, During the war, part of the store was taken over by the American forces and many a date was arranged, to meet under the clock on the far corner. I remember queueing most Saturdays outside to buy currant bread for a treat for Sunday tea, also (...Read full memory)