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Memories of Taunton

An 11 year old boy got off a train from Barnstaple on to a platform crowded with Servicemen and other passengers. Travelling alone to London, holding a small case he was confused by the station announcements, and then boarded a crowded train. Where is this train going he asked? "Bristol", (...Read full memory)

How I remember those days @ MPH, ERH....'69 I left your area. So many wonderful training served me well as I worked in the Caribbean, Canada, KSA. My last add. was Cheddon Rd.. Think often of Taunton...Mrs Molyneux, Parkfield Dr., Monica and Harry Denham, Rosa Ash, Monica Smith, Sr. Robertshaw, Palmer, (...Read full memory)

My parents and brother were evacuated to Cullumpton and I was born in Tiverton Hospital in January 1941. We moved to West Monkton where my father managed the garage, my mother worked the petrol pumps and we all lived in the house at the back. The site is now owned by Bigwood & Partners, the pumps have gone but (...Read full memory)

My memories of Taunton don't go back too far. I'd arrived one summer evening in 1970 on the back of Tony's chopper, and stayed with friends for a while at 5 Cannon Street. Amongst the friends I eventually made were: The Colonel, Jake and Ricky, Busking Battersea Bill Smith, Colena, Angie, Ally, Sharon, Big John the (...Read full memory)

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