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Does Anyone Remember The 1950 Shooting In Post Office Road - a Memory of Woodham Mortimer.

Hi I would love to hear from anyone who knew of Ronald Buckley. He built a home on Post Office Road in Woodham Mortimer. My mum was just 2 years old when my grandad Ronald got shot dead by my uncle David in 1950 (David was 16 at the time). The bungalow my grandad built is no longer there. I would love to know if anyone remembers my grandad Ronald, my nan Gladys my aunt Brenda and uncle David. My mum has very sad memories of childhood and a lot she can't remember, my mum is Jackeline, she was the youngest of 3 children, she was in a lot of homes and foster care after her dad's death and Gladys committing suicide. A lot of her childhood is a dark sad  haze.


A memory shared by Angie Collins on Apr 13th, 2009.
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 Comments & Feedback

Fri Nov 20th 2015, at 6:02 pm
jl_w commented:
Sat Sep 5th 2015, at 1:39 pm
jl_w commented:
Sat Sep 5th 2015, at 1:39 pm
jl_w commented:
Tue Sep 1st 2015, at 2:47 pm
jl_w commented:
The bungalow was at the bottom of Shant hill
Gladys was a chippy on the buses
There was a TV at the time of the coronation
I watched the coronation on that TV
I would have played with Brenda
I am sure my mum looked after probably Brenda and Jackie following the shooting can't
remember any more
I think David shot Ronald ,it's said , because Ronald set about Gladys.
It is said that David was in the Air Force, he got 16 months in prison for the shooting I think
If I have this right Brenda got me into trouble with the local law as I was said to be responsible for bending their TV ariel. All the above is very sketchy as I was only young at the time
I remember sitting on a old sofa watching the TV there was a patch mat on the floor there were others there it must have been Brenda and her sisters I was six in March 1953
Gladys was very good to me looking after me when mum had to be out
My mum referred to Gladys as Glad they got on well
Mon Aug 31st 2015, at 5:34 pm
jl_w commented:
Hi could you tell me
Was the bungalow at the bottom of Shant hill
Was Gladys a chippy on the local buses
Was there a TV at the time of the coronation
For some reason I have forgotten the girls name but I played with a girl from that bungalow

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