Memories of Wokingham, Peach Street 1949

Back in the 1950s my mum told our ex French Canadian police dog (a Husky/ Alsatian cross) to "sit" outside Farmers greengrocers (on the left in this photo) while she bought her vegetables but when she finished forget to tell him to "come" and several hours later had a phone call to (...Read full memory)

Dose anyone remember the Asker family from Binfield,John and Emma ,John my granddad was a jockey and worked for the Wilmotts his nickname was Darkie,their children were,John,Violet,Bill,George,Kathleen and Ken,uncle Ken was keen on motorbikes also heard about the chicken farm nearby and a family called Gibbs.

My great grandparents lived in one of the houses you can just see at the right hand side right at the end, they are lovely black and white houses and are still there, offices now I think.

It was the year President Kennedy was assassinated. My two sisters and I lived with my Grandparents, Bob and Katie Myram at Home Farm, Bearwood. My mum was ill in the U.S. and we stayed for the year with my grandparents. We attended Bearwood County Primary School and Mr. Sparrow was my beloved teacher! I have such (...Read full memory)

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