Merrow, St John's Church 1906

Memories of Merrow


Yes I can also remember Mr Cookson, his shop used to be open on a Sunday afternoon (very rare thing those days) and I can remember going there for our Sunday treats chocolate peanuts for my dad and 3d worth of sweets for each of us girls, oh they were the days.

I went to this school from 1950 to 1955. It used to back onto Great Goodwin Farm. I lived just down Merrow Street opposite the farm. My step father worked on the farm.

Where local people were invited to watch the film of Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953. There wasn't a screen, just curtains which moved about a bit. The Hall was used for the Tenant's Association's children's Christmas parties and we all sported paper 'crowns' donated by Cow and Gate - I've still got my picture! (...Read full memory)

I remember the village hall at Merrow. I would have been seven; we lived in Merrow St, No.1 Alma Cottages opposite Great Goodwin Farm from 1945 to 1956. Dad used to take us, my two brothers and sister to the hall on Sundays where we had to stay outside in the garden and we would have lemomade and play. Great memories of my (...Read full memory)

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