Old Maps of Purton

Historic Maps of Purton and the local area.

Memories of Purton

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I was born in Purton, maiden name Giles. We lived at no.13 Blacklands, Pavenhill. My father was Arthur William Giles and he was Master Butcher at 9 High Street. Directly opposite to the Angel Hotel. I come from a family of 6 , my siblings àre Derek, Rosemary, Ronald , Wendy and Beverley. I was the child right in the (...Read full memory)

my grandparents used to live in church walk in purton , my father and his brothers and sisters grew up there and every summer we used to go to stay there for our holidays. they had feather beds and gas lighting and we used to go to bed with a candle. the milkman used to come and fill up the pewter milk jug each morning. we all got (...Read full memory)