Thetford - a Memory of Thetford.
I moved to Thetford from York when I was 2, my father bought a house in St Marys Road. I used to wake up to the smell of freshly baked bread from Barretts bakery. The bells of St Marys Church would ring out every morning at 7. My two brothers and sister was born in that house. I attended Norwich Road School and then the secondary modern where Mr Briggs was the headmaster. Mr Simons the local dairy owner would walk his cows down Nuns Bridges where they would graze. We had an old tin bath which my cousin and I would take to Castle Park and use on the boating lake. We had a horse which we kept in a field down Spring Walks. My family ran the first wood buisness in Thetford and also a cafe in Guildhall Street called the Union Jack.
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