Memories of Yeovil

This photo shows the road junction (left behind the car) leading to East Coker village. From 1960 onward I served my apprenticeship with FW Saunders the Rootes Group dealers in Reckleford. About this time Recklesford was widened all the way up the hill to the hospital and the delightful little Bide's Garden covered in (...Read full memory)

My mum (Gloria Hawkins) was born in Yeovil in 1942 in an upstairs bedroom of 99 Westfield Grove. She left in 1960 to work at a holiday camp where she met my dad who was from London. They married and settled in West London where they went on to have 4 children. During the school holidays my mum would pack me and my younger (...Read full memory)

I can remember playing at Nine Springs every Sunday with my two brothers. We would always stop at the old cottage there where you could buy a glass of home made lemonade for an old halfpenny, and sometimes two biscuits as well if you had a penny. The old couple were very friendly and we would sit on their (...Read full memory)

My name is Vivienne. I was born in Yeovil in December 1953. My father was Graham Stanley George Adams born March 1926. He had four brothers: Stewart Roland Adams (Married Phyllis), Maurice Escort Adams (Married Jean Hallett, children Susan and Dawn), Norman Adams (Married Sheila, child Kim) and Cyril Adams (Married (...Read full memory)

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