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I would be very interested to obtain pictures / photographs of the Congregational Church and The Abbey house. My grandfather Henry W Florance was a minister of the Congregational church from 1900 - 1906. According to 1901 census he lived at Abbey Houses. My late father was born there along with twin brothers. James

My mother was born and raised in Winchcombe. Her parents the Osbornes lived on Gretton Road. We lived across the street from them in the early 1970s while my father was away during the Vietnam War. I have very fond memories of the local primary school(?), Ginnie the donkey, walking to church every Sunday with my friend (?) and (...Read full memory)

My father Thomas William Wright was born in Vineyard Street in 1918, can anyone remember the Wright family there? Other siblings were Mable, Gwen and Jack. Thomas's parents were Thomas and Maud (Evans) Wright. Audrey Littlewood.