Longparish Memories

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  • How has it changed over the years?
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Living in Longparish for 27 years from 1979 is etched deep in my memories notably because it was during the formative years of bringing up a family. Having renovated White Windows, a mid 19th century house near the church and opposite the school, thanks to my late wife Jane, it was to become a mecca for (...Read full memory)

I used to visit my aunt and uncle who live in Longparish, we went there for our holidays, their names were Oswald and Ellen Warwick. They live in Northacre at number 4. We used to visit the local farm and try to catch the rabbits as they ran from the harvester, we never caught any, they were too quick. The old (...Read full memory)

I lived at Church Farm, Longparish in the late fifties & early sixties. The farm was then a working farm and my father was dairyman. I went to the primary school just after it was rebuilt, the teachers were Miss Munday & Miss Tari. The school playing field was rough grass, it was then relaid with no fence by the river (...Read full memory)