Knighton Memories

Read and share memories of Knighton

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

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This week's Places

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
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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 (...Read full memory)

I remember Bill Brown from the days when he ran the local cinema in the Norton Arms ballroom and later at the cinema he built just off the carpark. He also captured many scenes in Knighton with his cameras. I don't know if he is still around, but what a wealth of memories he must have stored away. I also remember Knighton (...Read full memory)