Wroughton, The Sun Inn 1909

Memories of Wroughton


Im an American USAF retired TSgt thatwas stationed at the Hosp in 1954/5 and I married a girl from Swindon in 1957 Sadie Waters that lived a7 47 Havelock Street. We were vmarried at St Pauls Church in Swindon, We now live in Oshkosh, Wisconsin USA and have been married 62 years. Would love to hear from anyone from the era of 1954-57

My parents moved from East London to Swindon and then to Wroughton in 1954. My parents were Pat and Geoff Leach. I am Janet (Leach - now Ford) and my sister penny was born in the maternity hospital in Swindon in 1958. My Wroughton memories are living in Snapps Close (just off Priors Hill) and of walking to school and (...Read full memory)

We were brought up in Wroughton and my dad worked at Burderop hospital as a nurse in the 1970s to the very early 1980s. We had a staff house in the grounds of the hospital. I have so many happy childhood memories of being brought up there and going to school in the village. One of the most vivid and enjoyable was that (...Read full memory)

When I was at the grammar school in Swindon, I used to catch the Hawkins bus at The Three Tuns. On the way, I would go into the Bakery for a hot roll from the real fire oven. The 'shop' was in the Bakery adjacent to the ovens and was nice and warm on a cold day. Fred Morse, who worked there, used to let me get rolls (...Read full memory)

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