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Memories of Severn Beach

I can remember waiting at Ashley Down Station for the steam train; towels,swim suits and picnic in big beach bags. The journey was an adventure every time, the smell of the smoke and the old carriages. Pushing your head out of the window with a a leather strap to keep it open. Feeling the wind in your hair, mum (...Read full memory)

i can remember going to the rustics cinema in the late 50s i think the film was 20,000 leagues under the sea great memories

I was born in Severn Beach in 1937 and lived in number 11 Ableton Lane, later to become Church Road! I remember the Stockham family very well and the Scrivens, Mrs Lukins, and all along the road, Vowles, Grimes, Tudors, etc etc. I started Pilning school in 1942, going there on the handle bar of my cousin's (...Read full memory)

Gosh, a blast from the past, Robin. I was at no. 10, Eris Tudor. Idyllic childhood. Weren't we lucky? Was shattered on a recent visit to find St Nicholas Church no more. Such wonderful memories, though, to pass on to our grandchildren. Eris Slater now.

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