A Beautiful Place - a Memory of Knighton.

My family roots are from knighton and lloyney, Mona Cadwallader was my aunt she was a midwife in knighton, her sister edith gordon (both nee hammond) was my nan, they lived in lloyney before marriage mona and her husband ken lived in frydd terrace and nan went to liverpool. My mum spent her childhood with the family in knighton and was evacuated there ww2, my nans cousin vincent hammond lived with his parents edward and bertha hammond in rose cottage edward a tailor which ran in the famiy and bertha a baker, vincent was K I A in france ww1, there great grandfather henry griffiths helped build the viaduct, lots of stories have been passed down by my mum and i go to knighton 2-3 times a year, to tend to the graves of the family.
My second cousins jocelyn and brenda are still there they was both school teachers in the knighton school, mary cadwallader wrote a book about knighton and the offas dyke lots of old photos in there
more memories to follow

 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.

Sparked a Memory for you?

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

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

Here are some of the places people are talking about in our Share Your Memories community this week:

...and hundreds more! Enjoy browsing more recent contributions now.