Memories of Wray

My memories are of growing up at Barkinggate Farm in Roeburndale, attending Sunday school at Roeburndale chapel, and attending Wray school in the 1940s, and later on Burton-in -Lonsdale school. I left Roeburndale in 1961.

Hi, my name is Ted Holmes, I was bred up Roeburndale and attended Wray, and later Burton in lonsdale, Schools. Are any of my old friends out there?

During the Second World War, my dad's uncle Rev Alfred Bell was vicar of Wray parish church. We used to travel to Wray from Blackburn where we lived for a weekend to visit them, it seemed to take forever! Uncle Alfred and Aunt Edith had a son, Raymond who was eventually vicar of St Michaels on Wyre, Eileen their daughter (...Read full memory)

My gg grandfather Richard Parkinson had a 200 acre farm in Roeburndale in the 1850s. Does anybody have any information about the ancesters of the Parkinson family? I would be grateful of any news, thank you.

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