My mother Norah Lucy Lancaster was born in Lymington In 1930 to Harry and Emily Lancaster, they had five children three brothers and one sister Dorathy. They lived at 6 Burnt Lane Pilley near Boldre. They went to William Gilpin School I think? My Mum used to love dancing she used to ride her push bike every where. She worked at wellworthys the piston ring makers before she married Mr Jim Smith (Norman) in Boldre Church in September 1947.They had two boys Micheal 1948 and Richard in 1949 but the marriage did not last long. My mother Norah met my father Maurice Woods who was from New Milton he delivered coal for a while and won several times as the best bus driver in town. They had Raymond in 1954 and Pamela in 1955 then they married in 1960 unsure where? Maybe a registry office? Andrew was born in 1963 me Mandy in 1965 and Danny the youngest in 1967.
Author: Mandy Barrett