Whissendine Memories

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Family holidays were spent in Whissendine so in 1940 I was evacuated from London to stay with my grandmother Annie Buzzard. I went to the village school so remember a lot of village names, my Uncle Cecil Buzzard was also well known in the village. Most of my ancestors are buried in St Andrew's graveyard. My name was (...Read full memory)

I use to live here in the early 1950s. My dad was in the Canadian Air Force. My maiden name was Lolly Botting. I am planing a visit next year and have been trying to find some photos on line. If anyone remembers me please e-mail me.