Not Always Good To Be Taller. - a Memory of Great Somerford.

I attended this school, on and off during the war years as my father Bill Morgan, was frequently posted around the country, and I would end up with my grandparents, the Eldridges who lived at West House. My teacher was a Mrs Greenaway, who lived a bit further along in the picture, and always put me at the front of the line for our exercise period as I was the tallest ("E's gonna be 6 foot y'know"). This meant that whenever I was at the front I couldn't see what everyone else was doing and always got it wrong. Someone was always bleating out, "Please Miss, Keith Morgans not doing it right!" Nonetheless I loved that school. Just opposite was a cottage that housed the Brind family, and Julie Brind was always telling on me, but told everyone she was going to marry me one day ... I was only six.

A memory shared by Keith Morgan on Apr 12th, 2009.
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Sun Aug 21st 2016, at 2:35 pm
debs.carter commented:
My Dad Brian Carter lived in the village from 1939-1948. He went to this school too. He was very sad when the family moved up to Swindon

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