Old Maps of Walcott

Historic Maps of Walcott and the local area.

My family lived in part of the Rookery between the years 1955-73. Fredrich Farrow, my father, was the farm manger of Rookery Farm. The farm was owned by James Cargill, who lived at Raveningham. It was a beautiful if cold house to grow up in. A special memory was my wedding reception, held at the house in 1967.

Was 7, lived at 'Ocean View' opposite Ostend Road, the sea never reached our house. I remember seeing the total devastation the following day. My adopted mother, Doris Bean, worked at the Stores for Chippy and Bill Murphy, and after the Village Hall was built, helped run the Dances and Whist Drives. I left Walcott in '66, but (...Read full memory)