A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their collection and delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 9th December 2022 so this may affect the delivery of some orders.

1960's Holiday

A Memory of Upavon.

I came to Upavon in the 1960's, my sister married a serviceman and they stayed in a cottage with a big barn off to the left and then, on the other side, a huge big field and I am sure there was a caravan site nearby. Oh I loved it, so picturesque even for my younger years. I remember going to the same corner shop and asking for a bottle of ginger, that was what we Glaswegians called Lemonade and the likes and the young boy said he did not have any ginger, much to my family's delight when I told them.
There was also another wee newsagents round about the middle of the main street. They were awful nice and let me help them out during the holidays, oh I loved it. I am just wondering if your name Frith has any connections with Friths near Wallingford, it was also a little village Richard Frith came from. He was a Prison Officer in Glasgow and a seaman during the 2nd world war. It is not a common name. Please let me know.

A memory of Upavon

Added 03 September 2012

#237943

Comments & Feedback

Be the first to comment on this Memory! Starting a conversation is a great way to share, and get involved! Why not give some feedback on this Memory, add your own recollections, or ask questions below.

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

Sign-in or Register to post a Comment.

Tools

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?