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War Memorials

A selection of mostly vintage photographs depicting war memorials throughout the UK

Memories of Millbrook, Square and War Memorial c1955

I read Steven Mewtons memories with interest. I too, was born in 1952 and often stayed with my Gran, aunts and uncles at No.5 Silver Terrace. She was Mrs Knight and my father was Jim, with brothers John, Fred and Alex and two sisters Mary and Elsie. I have wonderful memories of playing in the brickworks, with my sister Sandra and Carol Hoare and Jennifer Beaumont. My gran later bought Charlie Bettieson's ...see more

I moved to Millbrook in 1950 and spent my formative years there - it was a great place to grow up in. We lived in Myrtle Cottage, next to my uncle's farmyard. We used to roam the countryside for miles with never a worry. It was such an adventure living there; out exploring in the school holidays, from Millbrook to Whitesand bay was our playground...happy days.

Hi, I was born in 1952 at Silver Terrace, Southdown, lived there till 1965, went to primary school at Blindwell Hill. I still have relatives living there, lots of older relatives buried there. Great memories of long summers wandering around Sango and the pits. The old Southdown social club, we used to have great fun on the jumping walls, all of which are now sadly gone. The carnivals used to be brilliant on the quay ...see more

1970's up wards, all ways remember the carnavals they had, allways good fun

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