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Bishops Of Vigo Lane - a Memory of Yateley.

I was wondering if anyone knew of William Bishop a gardener of Sunnyside Vigo Lane as he was married to my get grt grandmother Sarah his 1st wife. I have photos of the house with them both in the gardens and my Nan used to tell me stories of staying there as a child. How she would go out on the common and meet with the travellers that used to stay there and they would all sit round camp fires and chat. She also said that she suffered with a bad chest and the country air was good for her. Also stories of the Parrott that my get grt grandmother had called Polly that used to impersonate people. I came to Yateley to see the house from a distance and also to the churchyard to find the graves. Hoping somebody might remember something about them


A memory shared by patricia on Oct 4th, 2015.
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Thu Oct 22nd 2015, at 3:57 pm
Janet Mains commented:
Hello Patricia, I lived in Vicarage Road ,and the man in the next house had a Gardner named Bill, he loved to garden in this big house, always said the flowers and veg grew well there,I to remember the travellers up on the common, they ended up living in the homes that were used for the RAF who were up there during the war,lots of memories of yateley

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