Flying Boats & Fellow Travellers

Interviews

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Barry Gibson

Barry Gibson

At the age of three Barry began attendance of Calgarth Primary School with Mrs Heighton as his teacher.

Dennis Bland

Denis Bland

Denis' dad was the school caretaker and the family continued to live at 10 Park Hill Road until the school closed in 1968.

Hannah Harding

Hannah Harding

During the war Hannah was a cook in the WAAF’s. In 1945 she and her husband moved to 27 Broadfield Road.

Ian Galloway

Ian Galloway

When Ian’s father returned home from the forces in 1947, the family moved to 52 Calgarth Road.

Jenifer Jewell

Jenifer Jewell

Jenifer remembers the child Holocaust survivors who lived at Calgarth for a short time in 1945.

Marion Hondy

Marion Hondy

Shortly after Marion’s dad started work at the Short's factory in 1941, she and her family moved to 4 Beck Island Road.

Pat Edwards

Pat Edwards

When Pat's dad returned home from the war, the family moved to 3 Calgarth Road.

Wendy Hodgson

Wendy Hodgson

Wendy and her family moved to 14 Park Hill Road in 1946 and were amongst the first to be moved to the new Droomer Estate in 1953.

Les Riches

Les Riches

Les' moved to Calgarth at the age of two. His earliest childhood memories are of Calgarth and the flying boats on Windermere.

Dorothy Rimmer

Dorothy Rimmer

Dorothy Rimmer was married in 1945 and moved from Windermere to a house on Calgarth Road in 1948.

Doreen Dixon

Doreen Dixon

Doreen Barratt was born in the Midlands and moved to 62 Calgarth Road in 1945 at the age of eighteen months.

Bob Spratt

Bob Spratt

In 1945, as a child of fourteen, Bob remembers seeing the child Holocaust survivors in Windermere.