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Zeals, The Green c.1955
Memories of Zeals
I was evacuated to Zeals during the war from London, to I think, Zeals House. I recall the airfield, and I remember a local pub, which I think had a yew tree outside. My folks and military members would drink and dance outside under the tree. I recall a aircraft crashing at the airfield and burning. I don't know if the pilot (...Read full memory)
I attended Zeals C of E Primary school between 1958 and 1963. We actually lived over the border in Bourton (next to the White Lion pub) but the school was nearer than Bourton school. "Pop" Winter and his wife were the full time teachers and Miss Milne was the infants teacher. The walk to school involved coming over (...Read full memory)
I first went to Zeals at the age of about 4 months, my grandparents lived in the row of cottages on Tulse hill. My grandparents where Mr and Mrs Hicks, with them lived my aunt who still lives there to-day, Phillys Chislett, along with her husband Ken; my cousins Josie,Jackie, Kevin, Barbara and Sharon, all (...Read full memory)
My mother Edna Long was born in Zeals in 1936 the youngest of seven born at westfield house which is no longer there and brought up in chapel lane she attended the village school and worked at the dairy in bourton she was married to my father in the church in 1958 where my grandad Harry Long is is layed to rest my grand mother (...Read full memory)