Wincanton, Composite c.1965

Memories of Wincanton


I remember Wincanton when my grandparents ran the grocery shop in North Street. I often stayed and poped next door to the wonderful cake shop then onto my great uncles who ran Parsons Dairies. I went out with my grandfather when he delivered the many boxes of groceries and I usually fell asleep in the soft leather (...Read full memory)

I was born in Wincanton in 1941, at 55 Penn View. I went to Noth Street School and had a wonderful time there. Wish it still was...but that was my young days. I used to watch the horse raising from the back window of the house. I was told that the old man in the Churchyard got down off the block and walked the church every (...Read full memory)

I arrived in Wincanton as an Evacuee in 1940/41 and lived for a while with my Uncle Frank and his family. My Uncle at that time owned Bayford garage. I was only about 6 yrs of age and quite naturally missed my Mother very much. After a few months she too came to live in Wincanton . MY father was in the Royal (...Read full memory)

Auntie June, my dad's sister, turned 90 July 2, 2010. We had a wonderful party for her, at the Red Cross hall. The food was prepared by a group of ladies who certainly know how to put on a great spread. Auntie enjoyed her day. This year she will be 91, I will be with her once again to share her special day. Wincanton (...Read full memory)

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