My Mother's Hometown - a Memory of Shaldon.
My mother, Gladys Mary Jefford as she was known (her birth certificate said she was Gladys Ethel Mary Parkhouse Grey) lived in Shaldon from 1912- 1942. She married my father up in Birkenhead and my sister and I returned to Shaldon with her on vacation when we were about 8 years old. My parents and my sister are now dead but I have been doing some family research this past week and trying to remember some of the names from that time. I remember the Gribble family and someone who was a close friend of my mothers who lived on Fore Street. There was also a Captain Bentley and his wife who lived in a large white house. Unfortunately that is all I remember. I have some photos of her from the 1930's that I will attempt to attach to this page.
A memory shared by on Dec 19th, 2012. Send Angela Rickett (Nee Kavanagh) a message
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.