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by Patricia
Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Pub tales
Replies: 9
Views: 8726

Re: Pub tales

Was there a coaching house/ale house in Chapel Street other than the Foresters
by Patricia
Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Old photographs of the Dursley area
Topic: Cam Memorial Gardens
Replies: 4
Views: 3308

Cam Memorial Gardens

Does anyone know the origins of Cam Memorial Gardens (not sure if this is the correct name). It is just past the Railway Pub on the left hand side. I have a photograph of my mother on the steps We used to play in there when children, but don't know whether it is still there There used to be a villag...
by Patricia
Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Longstreth
Replies: 9
Views: 2936

Re: Longstreth

Hi Samantha, just read your post again and realise you must either be Ian, Terry or Mary's daughter. Mum and Dad went to the second marriage of Uncle Arthur to Jean at Egypt Mill in Nailsworth (where I live) and we met them when we went to give them a lift home. Mum was very close to Uncle Arthur an...
by Patricia
Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Longstreth
Replies: 9
Views: 2936

Re: Longstreth

Dear Samantha, sorry for delay, as I have not been on this website for a while was was pleasantly to see your message. Yes, I am Evelyn's daughter. She had a brother Arthur, Bill and sisters Elsie and Doris. Mum was the last of her siblings to die in 2006 I know her father married again and she met ...
by Patricia
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Branch Line to Dursley
Topic: Travelling on the branch
Replies: 6
Views: 6894

Re: Travelling on the branch

When a child I lived at Teetotallers Cottages, Noggins Hole, Hopton Road, Upper Cam and my best friend lived at Everlands so regularly crossed the Gallows Bridge to meet up after school. I remember a serious accident where a young child fell through the wooden Gallows Bridge onto the railway lines a...
by Patricia
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Schools
Topic: Upper Cam Girls Church of England School
Replies: 6
Views: 10067

Re: Upper Cam Girls Church of England School

I was actually third from the right in the photographs dressed in a nightgown with mop cap. I remember Joyce Hill, Margaret Eley, Ann Cleverley, June Whitcombe, Nancy Bayliss.
by Patricia
Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Trading in the Town
Topic: San Remo
Replies: 0
Views: 4320

San Remo

Does anyone else sit upstairs of San Remo eating a lovely Italian meal and remember going there when it was a draper's selling school uniforms?
by Patricia
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd
Topic: Calling all ex-Lister apprentices!
Replies: 18
Views: 24840

Re: Calling all ex-Lister apprentices!

Does anyone remember Wally Maggs, Foreman Cylinder head Shop?
by Patricia
Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Workhouse Boulton Lane
Replies: 5
Views: 5006

Re: Workhouse Boulton Lane

Dear Andrew Since starting my family tree I have now discovered my grandfather was born in Dursley Workhouse and have inserted some of the photographs of the Workhouse into my journal, but would be interested in reading the "Abstract of Accounts and List of Paupers" for October 1896. Kind regards Pa...
by Patricia
Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Greening Family of Cam
Replies: 2
Views: 1667

Re: Greening Family of Cam

Hi Alan I don't know whether it is any help to you, I have the following in my family tree Daniel James Longstreth (Maternal Great Grandfather of Patricia Poole). Born 1 December 1816. Died 1891. Married Ann Greening 26 November 1846. Born c1828. Father Herbert Greening & Mother either Annie or Emma...
by Patricia
Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Longstreth
Replies: 9
Views: 2936

Longstreth

I am making a family tree and have a marriage certificate for my maternal grandparents - Emily Dinah Hobbs and Frederick Longstreth who married May 1909. At that time they both lived at the Patch, Slimbridge but later mov ed to Elmcote Coaley. Their witnesses were Jesse Hobbs and Elizabeth Hobbs, bu...
by Patricia
Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Schools
Topic: Upper Cam Girls Church of England School
Replies: 6
Views: 10067

Upper Cam Girls Church of England School

I went to Upper Cam Girls School from 1948 to 1954 The headmistress was Mrs Tucker, who later went to Hopton School when the boys and girls schools were amalgamated. The attached photograph was a concert we put on, I don't remember very much about it and would appreciate if anyone can enlighten me. ...
by Patricia
Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Grace family in Dursley circa 1800
Replies: 9
Views: 2998

Re: Grace family in Dursley circa 1800

A Grace family lived at the Croft when I lived there which would be from the 1930's as I think they bought the house from Cam Mills, as did my grandfather. Mrs Grace was a hairdresser, they had two children and the son still lives there as far as I know.
by Patricia
Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Old photographs of the Dursley area
Topic: Norman Hill House, Cam
Replies: 150
Views: 203826

Re: Norman Hill House, Cam

This is very interesting. Does anyone know what year this photo was taken? I have a faint recollection of Norman Hill House as this was a shortcut from the Croft to Dursley, where the Police Station is now. My grandfather, Albert Brothers bought one of the first 12 houses built for employees of Cam ...
by Patricia
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: WORLD WAR 2 IN CAM/DURSLEY
Replies: 11
Views: 4277

Re: WORLD WAR 2 IN CAM//DURSLEY

Dear Julie

Thank you for your interest, I actually went to Dursley Secondary School at Highfields

Patricia