Memories of Dursley

I, along with many schoolchildren who attended Dursley Church of England school in 1955 entered the St. James churchyard through these gates on the way to school five days a week. My memories of the churchyard are of the rose trees that were on the grounds and the sheer beauty of the place on a spring and summer (...Read full memory)

While staying with my Uncle and Aunt in Uley during the school holidays, I bought an air-pistol. To be on the safe side I bought a Gun Licence from the Post Office in Dursley. Ken Cook

While on holiday, one of my pals, bought some laxative chewing gum from Boots. Having placed pieces of this gum into a 'Wrigleys' wrapper, my pal gave a piece to a young boy he knew in Dursley and another piece to a man from Uley, that he also knew. We thought that this was a good trick to play, but of course we were afraid to subsequently enquire if there had been any effect! Happy days!

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