Nostalgic memories of Whitwell's local history

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I was born in Whitwell (Herts) in April 1949 and started my schooling at St Pauls Walden CE School in September 1953. This the hill on which I lived. As I grew older I used to ride my bike to school (very little traffic then) but it is a very steep hill and I had to walk home once I'd reached the bottom. (...Read full memory)

I was evacuated during the war for a time to Whitwell and spent it with my Grandfather Walter Williams who lived almost opposite the Bull PH. My elder brother born 1938 was just about old enough to attend the local school opposite the watercress beds Granddad used to teach the piano and tend other (...Read full memory)