Villagers tell their own stories
Jack Ankers & Don Archer were farmers in the village throughout the 20th Century, & they recorded their memories in 1999 for the Millennium. Jack lived at Lynwood , his family owning the Kings Arms for many years. Don Archer & his family lived and farmed Top Farm for most of the 20th Century, the house has since been renamed Prior House
Bernard Smith still lives in the village today. Having been evacuated to the village during the second world war, he and his wife Shelia have fond memories of the Sheaf family & Bay Tree Farm. He starts the story by telling how his mother bought the cottage they still live in today.