Westwick Memories

Read and share memories of Westwick

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

So far you've shared 75,509 memories of 7,365 towns & villages, right across the UK!

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This week's Places

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
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Let me introduce myself. My name is Stewart Addley and I live in London, Ontario, Canada and I’m a descendant of John Berney Petre, Esq. of Westwick, born 1806, died 1882. My great grandfather is Berney Seymour (Petre) and he was a photographer in Aylsham and lived on Commercial Road, (...Read full memory)

I was born in a farm estate cottage amongst the fields at Westwick. My father had been born in 1919 just up the road on the edge of Swanton in a small cottage , two up,two down , his father had lost a leg in the great war and had been set up as a shoe maker there ,during the fifties we had moved away but even now i think (...Read full memory)