Wheatley, Advertisements c.1960

Memories of Wheatley


My brother Don Quarterman sent me to this web site. What an amazing collection of photographs! So I have to talk about two that show the house we grew up in, Mulberry Cottage. The earlier one shows it still with thatch and no dormer windows, the way it had probably been since it was (...Read full memory)

We lived at the BBC for many years. Near to the bridge over the River Thame, next to the garage run by Harold Thomas and Jeff Lafford. I went to Thame Grammar School on the double decker blue bus. Dad was George Allen, Mum was Alice Allen and uncle Bill and Auntie Joan lived just up the road. We used to fish in the (...Read full memory)

I was taken into care when i was only two years old in 1951 and came to Wheatley to live in a childrens home for a while it was called Morland house. The only memory i have is having some trouble in a swimming pool and someone fishing me out with some kind of net

I remember first day of school in Wheatley at 5 years old and Mrs Summer used to live right next door to the school, that is where I met my best friend to be, Anne Joiner, we went to MiddleSschool and then Wheatley Park High School (previously known as Holton Park which was all (...Read full memory)

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