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Poole, Water Skiing At Rockley Sands c.1960
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Memories of Poole
For anyone who has lived in and around Poole the Hamworthy Lifting bridge provokes memories. In 1991 I met my first wife who was from "The other side" of the bridge and this necessitated regular trips to Hamworthy. The bridge lifts every hour, on the hour to let various boats through. The lift generally lasts about 15 (...Read full memory)
Roughly that time, I went to school there when it was Ashley Cross Girls School. I had many a happy time there. One of our cookery teachers left to have a baby then went on to teach at the Girls Grammar School in Sobers Lane. My tutor group was in the Oakes, we were not allowed up in the attic areas (...Read full memory)
1947 - I was born in Garland Road and can remember going to Blundles store. We moved to the Waterloo Estate when I was 4, we lived in 10 Wavell Avenue. In the 60's we used to go to a church youth club in Broadstone there were around 30 of us that used to hang out there and at a set of garages opposite the Silsburys house. We (...Read full memory)
My memories start when I started school at the age of five at Green Road primary school which was in the same road as I lived and my friend Margaret Marchbanks lived right next door to the school. My other good friends Marion and Grace Brimecome and Marion Byles also lived in the same street. I always remember Marion (...Read full memory)