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my mams older brother john stogdale also went to stoke on trent to work at the pit ,I also can remember the name Thompson did they live opposite the cemetery .
my grandparents lived in 32 wordsworth avenue, the names were jim and libby stogdale my mother was their daughter iris she had a older brother john younger sister ellen and younger brother jim.mam was born 1932 sadly passed away,i have many happy memories of visiting my grandparents house in wich my older brother and (...Read full memory)
I remember the Queen riding through Wheatly Hill and the flag waving.it was 1960 so I was 4at the time.i remember trudging through the snow along a main street to go to school,this must have been Wheatley Hill school and I remebr the name Mrs Hartnell ?? Perhaps she was my teacher.i also remember sitting in the (...Read full memory)
I WENT TO WHEATLEY HILL NURSERY IN 1972 AND FUN PAINTING WITH MY HANDS AND LIVED WITH PATSY RACHES I AM MARTIN RACHES I WAS LIVING AT 27 BEVAN NEAR THE FIRE STATION IN 1970 AND AGE OF TWO AND LIVED WITH A MID WIFE USE TO THE NURSEY GOING TO THORNY COUNTRY DURHAM. I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANY (...Read full memory)
I was born in Stoker Crescent in 1950, for most of my childhood I was brought up by my grandparents George and Annie Thomson. We moved to Cain Terrace and I even spent a short period living in the workmens club as my grandad was the steward and ran the club. School day memories of sitting in (...Read full memory)
Although I was born in Coventry in 1953 my mum and her family were from Wheatley Hill and I spent many happy holidays there visiting my grandparents, aunts, uncles and many cousins. My grandparents were Joseph and Mary Parker who lived at 5, 5th Street. They had 9 children who were Elsie, Annie (my mum) who was (...Read full memory)
My dad Ronald Peel was born in 1932 in Wheatley Hill. He lived in Burns Street and he had a brother Tom and two sisters, Florence and Mary. My dad stayed in Wheatley Hill till about 1954, he married Jean Blenkinsop of Cassop. I loved visiting my grandma Peel, called Frances, and my granda (...Read full memory)
If anyone were to ask me when I was most happy, I would have to go back some considerable time to those years spent in Wheatley Hill, more especially the late 1940s all of the 1950s and early 1960s. Truly magical times, as I'm sure a lot of those my age will agree. It always seemed to snow at Christmas time (...Read full memory)
Hi, my name is Shirley Cross, my name was Shirley Stokoe and I lived in Thornley. My dad's nme was Robert Stokoe, he has now passed away. My memories of Wheatley Hill are nice. I remember spending a lot of time there growing up. I used to go to Wheatley Hill School up on the hill, you could see it from Thornley, and I (...Read full memory)