Policeman's Daughter - a Memory of Wye.

My father was the village policeman, William Fenwick. We lived next to the village police station at 19, Upper Bridge Street, Wye. I have two sisters, Pauline and Jacqueline who went to the local primary school. There was a villlage sweet shop on upper bridge Road called Holland's which was run by an ancient old couple who virtually gave the sweets away half the time. When I left school I went to work at Wye college as a laboratory technician. We left the village in 1972. They were happy times in a beautiful village. My father loved being a policeman, there and had many interesting stories to relate about the locals and the local gentry!


A memory shared by Carole Ford on Aug 7th, 2010.
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Tue Jan 12th 2016, at 5:55 pm
Hi
My names Martin George my mum and dad had the Pub for many years ,i went to school in Wye, we must have been there roughly at the same time my teacher was Mr Hammond, and the Head was Mr Cornel i remember your Dad Bill great man and was a very good policeman we all loved him sadly Bubbles and Freddie died dad in 1976 and mum in 1978!
I remember my dad telling a story about the time my dad Freddie and your Dad Bill knew each other from Sheerness,and 1 cold winters evening in the town centre just after the ww2, my dad was a bit drunk and throwng snowballs at the clock tower to hit the bulb and your dad came along as said as a policeman what you doing freddie? my dad said Bill we are trying to knock the light out , Bill picked up a snowball and after abot 20 the light was out, then i think they went round the pub for a drink to warm themselves up
Great Great stories Kindest wishes Martin George

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