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Memories of Wickham

I was there with Miss Glenday the headmistress, there were three assistant matrons and one matron. My name was Moira Dibben and I was one of the assistant matrons , I am now 80. I remember a girl called Angela Porter who had asthma..I was in charge of the little ones and many of these children had fathers who were in the (...Read full memory)

I can remember this tennis court very well during 1953-4. I had to walk around it until I was told to stop as a punishment for break a school rule - probably for talking after 'lights out'. The Headmistress at the time would watch us out of her study window and if we weren't walking fast enough she would (...Read full memory)

I used to go to a pre-school in Wickham that got turned into tendy flats/houses. It used to be just down the hill from Clarkes and had an old house with the most wonderful almost 'secret' garden ajoining the school and the old lady that owned it used to let us go and play underneath the huge old apple tree in it. Also remember my (...Read full memory)

Hi, I have pictures of the cottages in Bridge Street ,I think it is 9 BS, where my father's grandmother Emily Pratt lived, she was born in 1856 and died 1914. We have a lot of family ties to this area as most of my father's side of the family came from Wickham, they lived and worked as market gardeners and also lived (...Read full memory)

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