Wordsley, Lower High Street c.1955

Memories of Wordsley, Lower High Street c1955


I remember Wordsley as a small boy to a young man. I went to Lawnswood School now a Music College? I lived in New Street which is further up the high Street ,than this picture. I remember the Chip Shop, the first shop you see in this picture on the far left. It used to be our Friday teatime treat or sometimes Saturday. I (...Read full memory)

Although I now live in the South of France, Wordsley is always in my heart. My family still live there, Foxhills Road, and I visit regular, to go up the Wolves with my mates from school, Brian Dulson, Decca Harewood etc. But being part of the best school football team that Audnam ever produced, well, that takes the biscuit, I still have a team photo hanging on my wall here.

Just reading an input by John Lampitt, I remember him playing for Stuarts in goal, when the Rich brothers played, Bonner, Crater & Freddie. I myself played later for them in aprox 1977, but I recall everytime John got the ball, all those watching would shout "LAMPITT JOHNNIE". Even to this day it brings a smile to my face as it is now as I text this message, what great times.

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