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Millers Yard was in Grove Street opposite the Old Oxford Bus Company. Millers yard was founded by Mr Edward R Miller given its name of E.R. Miller until the late 40s / Early Fifty’s when sold to Mr Ivor P James, later taking on Partner Mr Len L Strong. The name of the company was then founded as E. R. Miller (Wantage) (...Read full memory)
well sorry to say i dont come from Wantage but my mum did so ive had the pleasure of coming to see for myself what Wantage is like but i must say i could move here my mum was at Garston lane school way back in the 30s and also saint Marys my oldest sister was born in the cottage hospital in 1947 my mum was a Harris / Rolls (...Read full memory)