Shrivenham Memories

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My parents have lived in 34 Charlbury Road since 1967 and I have visited them often over the years, although I have not lived in Shrivenham for any length of time since 1972. I can remember playing in the fields and making camps before the estate was built by Bradleys, a local builder. All the houses had (...Read full memory)

I believe that the photo is taken looking towards Shrivenham coming up Station Road. The next turning on the right is Charlbury Road and we moved into no 24 around 1965 - perhaps a bit before. There was still lots of building going on and I can remember getting my wellington boot stuck in the mud and falling over - did (...Read full memory)

My mother, daughter of Dr. Oliver B. Pratt and Catharine Rose Winckley Pratt, operated a small primary school on her father's property prior to and during the Second World War. She and I have visited a few times in years past. I am trying to determine the exact name of her school. I also (...Read full memory)