Other Memories from Hereford

My Memory is of the Kerry Arms Hotel between 1972 to 1979. My parents were the Manager and Manageress and I was the oldest of 4. I was 6 when we moved there. My Sister Gail and I went to a little school around the corner called St Peters. It was an all girls school and I loved it. We were all certain that the hotel was haunted by a ghost (who we named Percy) we would hear lots of strange tales of things that occurred. Passed ...see more

I was a soldier at Bradbury Lines when this happened. The Father of the baby was our Troop Lieutenant ...Richard Vincent. He was a lovely man and well liked by we boy soldiers. We never saw him again....no doubt he was given a long spell of compassionate leave. But 30 years or so later he had risen through the ranks to be Field Marshall Sir Richard Vincent and was in charge of NATO ! I have very fond memories of my ...see more

The Hereford High School for Boys' playing fields were to the left in 1957. I attempted (I wasn't into sports at all, except Cross Country maybe) Rugby, athletics, cricket and cross country running from here.We used to throw stones across the river at this very point when we were boys. I once coxed our 5th form 8 from the Rowing Club down on the left to the (railway ?) bridge back behind this point. I ...see more

Whilst stationed at Credenhill RAF camp in 1953 and again in 1954 I met a lovely young lady at The Hostel one Saturday evening at the dance taking place there. I think the Hostel was demolished some time ago and now new housing stands where we once did our foxtrots, waltzes and quicksteps. Magical times! I loved my RAF days in Hereford. It was a beautiful place and the surrounding ...see more

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