A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Other Memories from Woodcote

Does anyone have any memories of Rudolf Steel or his son of Westways, Woodcote Road by any chance? There in the late 50s/60s.

Added 03 September 2020
Very few people realise that there was a RAF Maintenance Camp in Woodcote during and after the Second World War years. There is a comprehensive history of this operational base with archive photos and local oral memories at :- http://www.mycetes.co.uk/b/index.html Have a look now before all the old tell tale signs are gone forever as nature reclaims the land back.

Penny went on to have 2 boys, Joe and Frankie, Frankie being the same age as me. We used to play at Rogers Yard, Penny Royal, which I think was once owned by Penny's dad. But given two Frank Rogers in the family I am not sure.

Regarding the statement of Percy Bonner and his wife Rennie Bonner, written by Ken Crammer: These people were my aunt and uncle. Uncle Percy and Aunt Rennie went on to have 2 children, Louisa and Percy aka Penny, both married and continued to live in Crays Pond with their children and grandchildren near by. In 1966 Uncle Percy was in a tragic accident when a tree fell on him and he was killed, Aunt Rennie died ...see more

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