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I am the lady at the door with my husband Don Weston. The date is about 1959 because that is the year we had electricity in the village and started to sell ice cream. Hence the Walls sign. My parents Mr and Mrs Caesar Evans started the tearooms here in 1922 and after my mother died in 1952 my husband and I ran this (...Read full memory)

I along with very many local girls over the years helped out at the Tea Gardens during the school holidays. I remember going to the front door a few times to ask if they had a job for me and being so scared I came away with an ice cream instead. I need not have worried as Aunty Vi and Don were so lovely. I enjoyed several (...Read full memory)

I visited the Bosherston Tea Gardens every May Bank Holiday week from 1967-1972. The reward for walking from Broadhaven beach via the Lilly ponds was tea and a piece of iced cake complete with a cherry. On an earlier holiday the reward was a Chocolate 3D that as the name implies cost 3d. It is a delight to find that the (...Read full memory)

My father Gordon Thomas was born in the adjoining cottage which is now part of the tea garden I have many memories of the people and the surrounding area. My dad passed away on the 1st Oct 2008 and I made a sentimental journey back home. I did what everyone else seems to do, I popped in to see Aunty Vi. She is fantastic, the tea room would not be the same without her.

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