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Memories of Kelsale, the Village c1955

Memories of dances at Leiston/Aldeburgh to the music of local band, The Rebels, with mates Steve Mew and Keith Tomblin. I worked at G.A. Hubbards as an aerial erector before moving to London, where I still live with my wife and 3 children. I remember the 8 Bells pub whose landlords were Jack & Sylvia Ford. My aunt & (...Read full memory)

I grew up on Church Lane. I had an auntie and uncle living on each side. We had a well for about 10 cottages. I know that the Lane has a different name now. My sisters and I used to play at the big white house at the top of the hill and in the churchyard. We went to the school in the Guild Hall until my sisters had to take a (...Read full memory)

I was born and grew up in Kelsale and have known all the under named people at some stage. I am retired now and like Ann I am back living in Kelsale and have so many good (and not so good) memories I could relate about the village people and village life in the fifties. I agree with Ann that things have changed so much (...Read full memory)

I don't know if anyone remembers us. My father was stationed at Bentwaters and he, my Mom, my two brothers and I lived in Kelsale for three years from 1967 through 1970. They were three of the best years of our lives. We loved living in Kelsale. Everyone was so nice and welcoming. I was nine years (...Read full memory)

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