Moreton Memories

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Hello I would dearly love to hear from anyone who remembers my mother, myself and my sister when we lived at 'Crossways' with the Radclyffe family. My mother was their cook/housekeeper. It was the early sixties and we lived there for about five or six years. She was called June Hindley and my sister (...Read full memory)

My grandfather was James Westmacott and he was a tenant farmer in Moreton definitely in 1911 when he married my grandmother Irene Smithells they had 2 sons Ken and David(b.1914),the latter being my farther. I know very little about my grandparents so any information or pics would be very interesting.

My family on my mums side were the Bedford's that owned and worked in the Bakery. Fred Bedford was my grandad, sadly we lost him when I was 18, back in 1984. With the expansion of supermarkets, and increased focus on food hygiene and European leglislation unfortunately the business folded in the mid (...Read full memory)

As a child my life was with the army. Warmwell was a transit camp for some and my father was leaving the Army. We had to live there whilst he looked for work outside the army. My brother went to Dorchester Grammar, as I was much younger I went to Moreton School. Can anyone tell me if part of the house was used as a classroom as I (...Read full memory)

I was born 1942. My family were farming at Snelling Farm & later moved to Waddock Farm, still on the Frampton Estate. Because of bomb damage to the church I was christened in the village hall, which I believe is still standing. We regularly visited the shop which was run by the Hooks family. We also swam in the river just (...Read full memory)