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Playtimes and Christmas at Hampton on the Hill School in the 1950s
(Continued from part one) Before dinner we took it in turns to fetch the put up tables from the air raid shelter across the playground. In winter they were put up ...
Starting at Hampton on the Hill School in the 1950s
I went to school in Hampton on the Hill in the 1950s. The village was very different in those days, busier with a blacksmith, post office, small shop, Grove Park ...
A Memoir of Childhood in Hampton on the Hill: The School
Sue Shirley wrote elsewhere about her experiences of the school at Hampton on the Hill during the 1950s. I was there for about four years from 1945 to 1949. Like ...
A Memoir of Childhood in Hampton on the Hill: Bonfire Night
Today, safety regulations and limits on the purchase of fireworks for private use have, for the most part, confined the celebrations to large spectator events organised by local groups. In ...
A Memoir of Childhood in Hampton on the Hill: The Village
What of the village itself? Socially, it was largely working class: farm workers and men and some women who commuted to work, either by bike or bus, to work in ...
A Memoir of Childhood in Hampton on the Hill: The Village Amenities
The village had little in the way of amenities. There was a post office but no village shop. There had been one operated out of a hut in a garden ...
Childhood in Hampton on the Hill: High and Low Points at the School
What else do I remember of the village school? There were high points and low points. A low point for me, as for Sue Shirley, was undoubtedly school dinners. These ...
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