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385) Cheryl Lynn 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA
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Wednesday, 21 May 2014 01:04 Write a comment

I was born in Berkeley on February 14, 1946. I lived with my mother, older sister and grandmother in Dursley. Within a few months of my birth we came to the US where my father (an American GI) lived. I hope to one day visit Mom's home and all the wonderful places she spoke of.
384) Joyce Smith 
Minchinhampton, Stroud
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Saturday, 10 May 2014 17:47 Write a comment

I went to DMS 1968-1971. My form tutor was Mr Williams.
383) Iris Langson nee Chapman 
Clevedon in Somerset
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Monday, 28 April 2014 13:27 Write a comment

Nice to hear from you Nancy, all the best from Kathleen and Iris currently on holiday in the New Forest.
382) John Curran 
Dawesville Western Australia
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Friday, 18 April 2014 02:32 Write a comment

I was an apprentice at RA Listers from 1963 to 1965, we lived at "the Moors" Coaley which my Mother ran as a B&B big grin
381) Tarun Jain 
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 13:35 Write a comment

I'm a huge fan of lister cream separator machines and doing the same business of manufacturing cream separator machines.... keen to know more about "Lister".
380) Nancy Ford 
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Saturday, 12 April 2014 00:51 Write a comment

I lived in Cam and Woodfield, went to Dursley Modern School. Emigrated to Australia in 1964. returned for visit in 1997 and 2005 and caught up with old friends from Cam Mill.

Dawn Bingham Saturday, 19 April 2014 14:20
Remember our good friendship in our childhood. Sorry I missed your visits over here. Have some lovely memories. Dawn Bingham
379) Michael Griffin 
Majors Creek, NSW, Australia
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Wednesday, 26 March 2014 20:07 Write a comment

I left Dursley in 1951 aged 16, to emigrate to Australia. My school was the Grammar School.
Over the years I have visited the town several times and even now still keep in touch with several old school friends.
I have fond memories of my childhood in Dursley and in particular I am still moved when looking at photos that I have of the end of WW2, of a street party celebration in Rosebery Road, where I lived. Good luck to all Dursleyans.

Michael Griffin. resident at Dursley from 1934 to 1951 smile

Alex Livall Sunday, 17 May 2015 10:58
My great aunt and uncle lived in rosebery road first house in the rank on highfields side Margaret and Arthur wyatt they had a son bernard
378) Jon Beard 
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Sunday, 2 March 2014 11:05 Write a comment

Great site - brought back a lot of good memories of Dursley.
377) Graham Palser 
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Thursday, 23 January 2014 18:34 Write a comment

Found this web site - has Dursley and Cam ever changed. I can remember them removing the track at Cam station, one of my earliest memories. I can remember the old original Coop in Cam. Born and lived in the area from the 60's until about 1989 when I moved to Lancashire then in 1990 moved to Suffolk. Still in the area every couple of weeks.

Went to Cam Hopton and Rednock schools.

376) Alison Kirby 
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Tuesday, 14 January 2014 21:25 Write a comment

I've enjoyed this site greatly; I'm a new resident and I'm trying to find out more about Dursley, and the 1820 house I'm living in in Parsonage Street.
375) Rufford 
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Monday, 13 January 2014 11:49 Write a comment

Ref - Wartime evacuation to Pear Tree Farm, Cam
My wife & I are bringing my 87 year old father in law to Cam in February in order for him to try & retrace some of his boyhood time from his wartime evacuation from Suffolk, to Pear Tree Farm, Cam. While there he attended Dursley Grammar school.
We have been looking to try & find information about Pear Tree Farm but seem unable to find it.
We would be very interested to hear if it still exists & any other information about Cam at this time

Denis Booth Thursday, 29 January 2015 19:15
I'm sure there was a Pear Tree Farm, Upper Cam (Upthorpe), just off the main drag on the left hand side before the playing field. I'm sure Farmer Allen was the last owner I know of in the 90's? Sorry bit late in response, have just found this site.

Chris Smith Sunday, 8 March 2015 08:34
There was Pear Orchard Farm owned by Allens.
374) Amanda Blake-Bell 
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Friday, 3 January 2014 08:51 Write a comment

Darryl Peacock, I remember you as a child we corresponded for a while a few years ago and then lost contact again. Hope you and yours are well
373) heslop 
Wythenshawe, Manchester
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Saturday, 21 December 2013 05:17 Write a comment

As a Dursley resident of 59 years ago I would like to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a great new Year!!!
372) Anne McIntyre 
Brisbane, Australia
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Thursday, 5 December 2013 16:43 Write a comment

My maternal grandmother, Mary Constance Morgan,was born in Dursley in 1877.She came to Queensland in 1898 with her brother, Andrew. Andrew went back to Dursley but Mary married and settled in Cairns, Queensland. I have been to Dursley 3 times and love the place. I have stayed with my cousin Ron Powell and his wife Marlene in Dursley. Thank you for a wonderful website.
371) Andy (Derry) Gass 
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Tuesday, 26 November 2013 18:41 Write a comment

Attended Dursley Secondary Modern 1959 - 1963. Friends were Richard Bessant, Barry Nelms and Nicky Chapple and also Francis Faulkener from the Grammer. I lived at Severn Road, Woodfields. My Mum and Dad both worked at Lister's. Mum, Francis Gass who is still alive and very active worked in the Auto Truck Dept. Me? I left in 1963 to join the Army and see the rest of the world. smile smile

Christine smith Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:25
We're you in my class, remember the names you mention, I was Christine Darby.

Andy (Derry) Gass Thursday, 9 October 2014 16:30
Hi Christine, I was in class 4A when I left in 63. We had a Christine in my class but I'm sure her name was Morgan. Form master was the kind Mr Ward who taught English. Maths was Mr Radcliffe, Music the strange Mr Sheethsbe? and History Miss Broad and Mr Watkins. I think Carol Orchard was also in my class. I'm on facebook but not much info posted. spent 25 years travelling finally landing at Lowestoft where I teach at the local college. Nice to hear a voice from the past
370) Janet Moore 
St. Helens
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Saturday, 12 October 2013 14:50 Write a comment

I used to spend school holidays in Summerhayes with Auntie and Uncle and two cousins. I have been trying to contact my cousin but had no luck. Hoping someone knows him. David Owen was in the RAF after leaving Dursley Grammar. Fingers crossed.
369) Tina Landgraf 
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Wednesday, 25 September 2013 10:42 Write a comment

Thank you for showing the Pedersen-Group around in Dursley. We enjoyed it very much!

Andy Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:58
Thanks for the message Tina. I enjoyed it too, especially the opportunity to ride on a Pedersen cycle!
368) Darryl Peacock 
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Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:34 Write a comment

Hi there. My name is Darryl Peacock. I was at Dursley Secondary Modern School from 1966-1971. I am trying to locate Susan Perkins who was in my class. She was best friends with Shirley Jackson, who passed away in the 80's. If anyone knows where Susan Perkins is, please let me know. Thank you

Tricia Cox Wednesday, 11 December 2013 03:09
Sue married a Trevor Denman and still lives at Fairmead Cam I believe.
367) Ewan Abbott 
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Monday, 26 August 2013 06:08 Write a comment

This brought back many memories of my time at Lister's from 1984 to 1992, very sad to see it all gone.

Denis Booth Tuesday, 27 January 2015 18:08
Yes a very sad time Ewan, some good times at Lister's, i hope you are well and Jason to
366) J Harries 
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Tuesday, 20 August 2013 07:10 Write a comment

Great site smile I just bought the house that used to be the Cross Keys Inn and I'm trying to find out more about it... every link seems to lead here eventually!

Joff Trotman Thursday, 5 March 2015 14:22
I have just found your post. The Cross Keys Inn has a connection with my family history.
Edward Trotman, my Grand father’s elder brother became Land lord of the Cross Keys Inn some time in the 1920’s and remained at the Inn until his death in 1931.
Edward was married to Elizabeth French. The French family had a long association with the Cross Keys. Elizabeth was born in the Inn. Her father, Henry French, became land lord when he took over from his step father John Ridley in 1874.
After Edwards Trotman’s death in 1931, the Inn was taken over by Albert G Owen.
I do hope that this information is of use to you and I hope that your house is a happy one.
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