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Classic Mixbook

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S: Clevedon Memories ...

FC: Clevedon Memories ......

1: October 27, 2011 When you were born in nineteen thirty one A special life had just begun From London torn with war and strife You left for the country to start a new life With Mum and Margaret you went to a farm Where the farmer’s wife had little charm When Uncle Sid came to rescue you He took you to Clevedon to start anew When the war was over and Dad returned Clevedon was a special place he learned The family settled no more to roam And Clevedon was well and truly home Though you made your life across the pond Clevedon’s the place of which you’re fond This book I’ve made is just for you Enjoy the pictures, old and new Happy 80th Birthday Pat! Love Lorna

2: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.

3: Mum and Pat | Evacuees at The Pebbles, St. Michaels Avenue Cousins: Pat, Christine, Jean, Margaret & Jasmin

4: Pat & Margaret | Pat on the St. John's Ambulance Carnival Float | Let's keep on going down memory lane ...

5: Where you lived ....

6: Girls in the garden at 29

7: Christmas Gathering - approx 1960 | Nana & Grandad Webb

8: 1 7 R i p p l e s i d e | Now | Then

9: Where you worked .. Hales Cakes (no, you're not in the picture!) Seeleys

10: Where you shopped ... | Clevedon Station demolished in 1986 to make way for this shopping precinct

12: The Triangle - then and now

13: Can't forget Hill Road ...

14: A nice walk along the Beach

15: Year 2000 Monument

16: Still walking .. | Icecream stop

17: And finally .... | The Pier

18: Mum and Dad's plaque on the Pier

19: Looking towards Ladye Bay from the Pier

20: Even more Pier ...

21: Sunset from the end of the Pier

23: More Pier and Beach memories

24: The Bristol Queen | The Balmoral

26: Sunsets and Storms

27: Storm of 2008 | Storm of 1989

28: A walk around the hill - starting at Pill | Inscription: They darkened no more that they laid by pleasant shore. | Monument on Wain's Hill to those lost at sea | Donkeys for rides on Salthouse Field kept next to the Old Church

29: The Old Church sits between Wains Hill and Old Church Hill. Lorna & Bill and Margaret & Jack were married here. Sally was christened here. Many family members are buried in the churchyard.

30: Poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Alfred Lord Tennyson were inspired by this lovely walk around the two hills. Tennyson wrote his famous poem "In Memoriam" here for his friend, Arthur Hallam, who is buried in St. Andrew's churchyard.

31: Wonderful channel views from the rebuilt lookout at the end of Poet's Walk

32: All Saints Church | St. John's Church | St. Peter's Church | St. Andrew's Church

33: Christ Church and the Bowling Green

34: Market Hall | Alexandra Fountain | Victoria Fountain | Sunhill Park | Six Ways

35: Highdale Secondary School - now a Primary School | The Library (formerly St. John's School) | The Curzon - the oldest continually running picture house in the world!

36: The Salthouse - one of Dad's favourite pubs

37: Pubs and Poets. Coleridge Cottage the home of the poet and his wife in the late 1700's | Then | and now

38: And - conveniently located across from the Old Inn - Sue & Mick's lovely house

39: Deer having a rest after eating Sue's flowers!

40: Family gatherings at Sue & Mick's

41: The Bryant boys - 4 generations

42: The folks who live on the hill ... | Dial Hill Cricket Ground where Dad was a grounds keeper | St. Edith's - formerly an orphanage, now luxury condos | The highest building in Clevedon | Walton Castle - a 17th century hunting lodge which has been restored and is now owned by a South African billionaire

43: View from Dial Hill Road | Zig zag steps link Dial Hill to Hill Road

44: Places to eat and drink ... | Favourite curry place

45: Days gone by .... | East Clevedon Triangle when it actually had an island! | Building the Pier | St. Peter's | Thatched cottages on Old Church Road

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Lorna Turner
  • By: Lorna T.
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  • Title: Classic Mixbook
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  • Started: almost 7 years ago
  • Updated: over 6 years ago