Nostalgic memories of Wootton's local history

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Grahame Ward I remember you and the lock up jail in Wootton. I too lived in Tithe Barn Rd along with my brothers, Peter and Jimmy. We had some wonderful times growing up in Wootton; we attended Wootton cp school. I remember our school song, it was called boys and girls of Wootton. We would sing at special (...Read full memory)

I was evacuated to Bedford during the second "Blitz" of WW II. This was the time when London was being attacked by the notorious V weapons, the Buzz Bomb and the rockets. My aunt lived in what is now Melbourne Street, but I think it was called something different then. It was down from Ampthill Street where it crossed the (...Read full memory)

I was born in Tithe Barn Road in 1953. When I was about 9 and 12 some mates and me noticed this small building that looked like a small house. A pointed house with no windows, just a solid oak door with 3 bars at top of door, always very dark inside & nobody told us nothing - only it (...Read full memory)