Lifton Memories

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Memories Remembered After reading Brian Keighley’s story of his memories in Lifton, my memories came flooding back and has prompted me to recall a few of my own. I was born in Lifton 18 months after my sister Jean in 1927 at Rock Corner, that’s the Tinhay end of Leat road. I believe our house has now had an extension (...Read full memory)

My Memories of Lifton. I was born in 1946 lived in Lifton until I got married in 1971. I lived in Fore Street, next door lived Mr Brown, he used to repair shoes in his little shed in the garden and I used to watch him working. Just a few doors away was Bill Keast, he was the watch repairer in the village. Jordan's (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1946 lived in Lifton until I got married in 1971. I lived in Fore St next door lived Mr Brown he used to repair shoes in his little shed in the garden I used to watch him working. just a few doors away Bill Keast he was the watch repairer in the village. Jordan's Bakery next to Bill where we could get fresh (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1946 lived in Lifton until I got married in 1971. I lived in Fore St next door lived Mr Brown he used to repair shoes in his little shed in the garden I used to watch him working. just a few doors away Bill Keast he was the watch repairer in the village. Jordans Bakery next to Bill where we could get fresh bread. (...Read full memory)