Sherborne, A Milk Cart In Cheap Street 1903

Memories of Sherborne


The gentleman and lady standing on the corner outside the shop with the blind out are my uncle and aunt HAROLD and LILY PLYMPTON. Harold along with my aunt NORAH and my mother IRENE PLYMPTON, lived in Wootton Grove with their parents CHARLES and ANNETTE PLYMPTON. I visited my grandparents on numerous occasions from where we lived in Exeter.

my grandfather used to play in the gardens when he was a child. His father was the police superintendent so he lived next door to the gardens between 1910 and 1920. The gardener was called Mr Judd , who lived in ludbourne road . My grand father described Mr judd as a very stern little man who maintained control (...Read full memory)

My father & mother Harold and Lily Plympton standing on the corner of Cheap Street and Long Street. My father worked for Lemons the tailors, following in the footsteps of my grandfather Charles Robert Plympton who lived in Wootton Grove. In 1929 my father opened his own tailors (...Read full memory)

Mary Dodge married Thomas Hayward 1808 in Sherborne.  Trying to find residential address at that time.  Might be Long Street. Thomas Hayward, son of Robert, said to have farmed in nearby Loders and had business in Sherborne as well.  Any info/photos welcome for family tree.

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