Irby, Wartime Posters At The Post Office c.1940

Memories of Irby


I moved to Irby in 1957 and remember the sandstone cottage that was there before the library. I think a lovely girl called Prudence Cottrell lived there and she had a strawberry roan pony that was always in the garden. Mrs Matthews had the corner shop at the top of the road into the village and the hardware store was owned by the Carter (...Read full memory)

I was born in Irby 1940, and well remember the village, what a lot of changes have taken place. I too remember the cottage which preceded the library, and went to school with the young girl (very pretty) who lived there. I worked at Dawpool Farm, and would be interested to find any photos of the farm, or of anyone who (...Read full memory)

Irby for me was the place that led to walks and holding hands along the coast at Thustaston. I found the village to be a quaint  quite place in the 1970s that had an almost magical feel in the spring when the flowers started to bloom. I now live in Minnesota, USA but I often times remember the sounds and smells of that (...Read full memory)

I was born and brought up in Thingwall Drive, right on the boundary of Irby and opposite the entrance to the golf course. I went to Irby CP School, Coombe Road, and then onto Calday Grange Grammar School. My Granny lived just past the Anchor Inn, and stopping by to Miss Ellis shop for a treat after walking the dogs on (...Read full memory)

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