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Memories of Leigh

The last name on the World War 1 memorial in Leigh Church is Rifleman William Winkworth. Mr Winkworth from Ashford in Kent was for a time a baker at Dawes Green ,Leigh. He married Bessie Lemmon and for a while just before WW1 lived in the Old Shepherds Cottage, Tapners Road Leigh. (...Read full memory)

I wonder where my class mates from Leigh school are now (ie the Years from 1940 to 1946) Ken Hatton ,John Beadle May Botting Judy Behag, Margaret Harrinton, Mildred and Audrey Everest John Couling Eileen Huggett and John Hugget.

In the Leigh Surrey Website headed "History from Parishioners" is a photo of the Forge, Leigh taken around 1900. The people in the picture from right to left are; In the doorway Mr Frank Flint who later ran the Petrol station Mr George Flint the village blacksmith who was badly kicked by a shire horse and (...Read full memory)

My sister and I used to spend every summer in Leigh, so much so that we even attended the School. I think it helped that our granny was Mrs Faulkner (Dorothy)the Infant school teacher. Grampy was Sandy, our mum Jean was born and brought up in or very near Leigh. Till she met dad, they married at Leigh church and moved to (...Read full memory)

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