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Memories of Redditch

I was born in Headless Cross and attended Headless Cross Infants and 1st Schools from 1943. In 1949 I passed the 11+_ exam and went on to the County High School until 1954. I remember some of the teachers, eg Jimmy Morrall, but few of my fellow pupils. Most of all I remember the Wednesday afternoon Cross Country runs down to the Abbey Meadows usually in mud, rain or snow!! Ben Wright

I am trying to find information about the old boxing club my dad was Tommy Bray born in 1885 he was I know involved both boxing and later training my brothers Tom and Jim both boxed and dad often talked of a man called Heath who went on I understand to higher things but in dads later life he destroyed all his old cuttings and pictures I would be pleased of any info

Like Wayne,I also transferred from St.Stephens to Lodge Farm in 1957.I loved my time there,my Father was Chief Clarke in the T.A. and we lived in a lovely house attached to the Drill Hall in Easemore Road.my name then was Catherine Allen I also remember enjoying a strawberry milk shake in De Greys cafe on Saturday morning.

I remember playing down the lane leading to 3rd.pitch with my friends the 3 rose sisters,their father was the pharmistis at Timothy,whites and Taylor's in the main street,1957.I went off to lodge farm sec.school,but I think they went to bridley moor.redditch was a very nice town. I was Catherine Allen and my brother (...Read full memory)

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