Whitchurch - a Memory of Whitchurch.

I went to Whitchurch Grammar School as a boarder and we went to church every Sunday in crocodile fashion. We all put one penny in the collection! On Saturdays we went to Woolworths, the best shop -and bought licorice comfits for sixpence a quarter and an aero bar for sixpence also. There was a cafe in Green End which had a jukebox. Tab Hunter was popular - also the song "Who will be my Jimmy unknown?" but I can't remember the singer. There was a pub in the High Street called the Red Cow (I think) but we weren't allowed in - too young. There was a shop in Green End also which sold fireworks and I stole some but was caught and caned at school. My first girlfriend there was Judy Bond and the headmaster was called Mr.Youatt (Tate). We also had a gardener at the school called Ned and he wore bracelets under his knees to hold his trousers up.


A memory shared by James Cracknell on Aug 8th, 2011.
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Thu Sep 22nd 2016, at 12:20 pm
ball28 commented:
Mon Feb 23rd 2015, at 1:29 am
Paul Roper commented:
Yes I was there some of the time you were James. I think you were two forms above me. I remember you and your friend whose last name I am sure was Lewis.

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