On this page we have selected some personal memories from Thorpe St Andrew residents to share with you.
by Hazel Addis
‘Between the Wars’
by Henry Bussey
‘Memories of the 1950s’
by David Culley
‘Schooldays in Thorpe in the 1930s’
by Moira Thirkettle
‘Thorpe Between the Wars’
by Alfred Jenner
‘Recollections of Times Gone By’
by Janet Smith
As many readers will know ‘The Beacon’ has published several reminiscences of older residents of the parish. I would to see more. Last year a history of of the Village was published (now out-of-print after two impressions) and I am aware that more recent events and persons are being forgotten.
How about it? Most of us have memories, which will be lost if not recorded. How I wish. when I was younger that I had listened more carefully to the likes of Billy Peachman and Arthur Rivett when they were mardling.