War Time Memories - a Memory of Tintinhull.

I was evacuated to Tintinhull during the war years, and remember getting off the train at Pen Mill Station with my gas mask case, and waiting for someone to look after us. I was lucky, there was a Mr and Mrs Lye took me to their home in Montacute Road facing what used to be an allotment where Mr Lye used to garden.
I spent many years with them, a few little thing stick in my mind. Going to the glove factory to pick up the parts for Mrs Lye to sew together and then we would take them back, also on a Sunday morning the fire brigade would set up a target in the square to do their practice, and the large fish pond at Tintinhull House.
The old school where we used to go sadly burnt down years ago.
Many happy days.
I think this is what brought me back to Somerset thirty eight years ago and loving every minute.


A memory shared by George Bateman on Aug 7th, 2008. Send George Bateman a message

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