Weston Green, The Greyhound c.1955

Photo ref: W544010

Memories of Weston Green


I was born in 1950, christened at all saints church by the alma arms (now marneys) named after the marney family who had the house/timberyard were the beer garden now stands. my grandmother lived at maisonette, woodside avenue, and untill 1957 I lived at 9 jubilee villas, facing the cricket pitch, the photo is a scene familiar to me

I was born in Weston Green, my parents having lived at Maisonette, Weston Green. My grandfather Charles Dobson was the local baker and lived on the green in the house on its own called The Lodge which was where the cricket was played. I used to watch it from my grandmother's back yard. She had ducks and hens and (...Read full memory)

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