Kinver, Rock House 1931

Memories of Kinver

My grandfather, Jospeh Thomas Biggs and later my father, Horace Leonard Biggs, from 1936 operated a building company and undertakers from Kinver High street in the 1930s. The company built many houses in Kinver, Wollaston, Stourbridge & Kidderminster. The houses were mainly detached and nearly all had (...Read full memory)

My Grandparents bought the White Hart Hotel in December 1949 and we lived there for the next 3 years. My grandparents were Gwen and Bob Cureton and my parents were Joan and Fred Weston. The hotel had two large caravan fields behind it and we had a very small smallholding where my father kept hens, pigs and (...Read full memory)

My father Jenkin Evans and mother Valerie Evans lived at Potters Cross Farm, White Hill, Kinver from just before the Second World War. This is the farmhouse which you can see which still exists to this day. They raised four children, Jayne, Helen, John and Hadyn who were all educated locally in the village. Kinver was a (...Read full memory)

This is a photograph of me as a young man operating my passenger carrying narrow boat 'Bellatrix', trading as Midland Navigation Packet Boat Service. 'Bellatrix' is a traditional narrow boat built in 1935 at Yarwoods of Northwich.

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