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Memories of Preesall

Alan Clarkson the subpostmaster at Preesall was my great uncle. After retiring from the Post Office he and his wife Rizpah moved to a house called Grasmere in Pilling Lane Preesall. It was the first house on the right as you turn into the lane painted black and white. As a child l spent many hours exploring the area and a favourite (...Read full memory)

I was evacuated in 1939 Sept from Salford . I lived with the Headmaster and his wife Mr + Mrs Hobson . I often played with my friend Nelly Tracy who stayed on after evacuation . I have happy memories playing at Mr Carters farm .We went to the Verona cinema , I wonder if it is still (...Read full memory)

I can still recall this picture 50 years on. As a child I walked this lane every day in the school week. My nana Mrs Dickinson lived in Acre Lane a little further on from the picture above. I went to Fleetwoods Charity School on the hill and went to my nana's every day for my dinner. I would go to the post office for her shopping (...Read full memory)

I went to what we used to call the school on the hill. I lived in Knott End and sometimes when we were rich we'd go to school on the bus, but if not it was your two feet that got you there, anyway my memory relates to the roundhouse, it was a toffee shop when we were kids, things you could get for a penny and when you had (...Read full memory)

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