Wheatley, High Street c.1965
Memories of Wheatley, High Street c1965
I worked in Wheatley village in 1963 in John Bull's butcher's shop opposite Sam's butchers with Ted! and a lady bookkeeper. After living in Waterstock on John Bull's farm during the terrible winter of 1963 we moved into his bungalow at 17 Beech Road, the building of which was delayed through the bad winter. We are now both (...Read full memory)
I went to Wheatley Primary School next to the church and Mr Evans was the headmaster. There used to be a bakery across the road where I bought a doughnut. Mr Stimpson was my teacher. I lived in The Avenue, Wheatley, my parents still do. I bought my sweets at George's, the Last Chance cafe was across the road. I used to go swimming in the pool at the Bridge Hotel where my friend lived.