We remember Blackham
The picture links below will take you to people’s memories of their time in Blackham. If
you would like to contribute, please get in touch
Summers at Carriers
Frank Wiltshire, now living in
Melbourne, recalls spending
school holidays with Freddie
Brown and his family at Carriers
Ali shared her thoughts about life
for a 15 year old in Blackham at
the start of the new millennium.
Margaret Wickens’ daughter,
Miriam Boobier, shares some
family memories, including
hitching a lift to church in the
horse and trap of the Rev Layng.
Chapters from Jack’s memoir
about his life in Blackham as a
boy and later working for Freddie
Baines at Stephnetts Farm.
Memories of Summerford
Sheila Wellstead recalls when her
mother and father lived and
worked at Summerford in the
How did you watch TV?
A look at some of the ways
villagers entertained themselves
before the arrival of electricity