Memories of Withyham

I grew up at the rectory in Withyham, my father Peter was Rector of Withyham and Blackham from1953 to 1986. I was the eldest of eight children. I have many fond memories of my life in Withyham and also some sad ones. My father's ashes are now lying beside his predessor (Arthur Miles) by The Dell, a small piece of ground (...Read full memory)

I would like to dedicate this memory to my mother and father Charles Richard and Eileen Brackenbury. May they always be rembered for ever, love Lynda and family xxxxx

My memory of Withyham are wonderful. My gandad and gran lived in Balls Green and I would go to stay there in the 50's watching the steam trains from the back bedroom. I remember the water pump in the garden, hops at the end of the road and then the church in the village with the hall with the shows. Many of my family (...Read full memory)

I was born and bought up in Withyham. I lived at the farm at the top of the common until we moved to a house in Balls Green. When I was five I went to Withyham School. My favourite teacher was Miss Hosker. Mrs Jenner ran the girls' club in the hall behind the Dorset Arms, where we played games on the (...Read full memory)

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