Memories of Wincanton

I met my late husband whilst working at the Cow & Gate in 1955. Although neither of us worked there for very long, we'd some good memories. We married in August 1957, at that time I was working at Verrington Hospital as a nursing assistant, or as we were then called, a nursing auxillary. Many years have passed,since (...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)

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)

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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