STRATTON DORSET
   
             
STRATTON PAST
    1950 - 1969    
     
       
 
Grimstone & Frampton Railway Station c1950.
 
     
   
  St. Mary's Church and the War Memorial 1954  
     
 
Lewis Downton at the Stratton & Grimstone Horticultural Club Annual Show.
Thought to be September 1955.
 
 
 
 
Annie Lloyd's photo showing Viaduct Cottage at Grimstone where she lived from 1955 until 1963.
 
     
 
The Cattistock Hunt meeting in front of the Bull Inn sometime before 1957
 
     
 
The Cattistock Hunt outside the Bull Inn
 
     
   
  Bull Inn  
     
     
  Bull Inn - provided by Derek Davis  
     
 
Children's Christmas Party in the old Stratton Village Hall.
Peter Hallett suggests that Father Christmas is actually Frank Dorman, licencee of the Royal Yeoman in Grimstone.
The lady holding the little girl on the right of the photo is thought to be Mrs Christopher.
The litle girl is believed to be her daughter, Diane.
The girl on the far right (next to Diane) is thought to be Margaret Atkins.
 
     
 
Children's Christmas Party in the old Stratton Village Hall.
 
     
   
     
 
Bradford Peverell & Stratton Railway Station.
Sometime between 1959 and 1968.
 
     
   
  Stratton School 1962
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  St Mary's Church, Stratton - provided by Chris Boulton  
     
 
Florence Jane Hansford (nee Osmond) & Bert Hansford.
Florence was born in Stratton on 18th June 1888.
Bert was born in 1881.
They were married in St Mary's Church, Stratton on 30th May 1911.
This photo was taken on the occasion of their golden wedding in 1961.
 
     
   
     
 
Wendy Buglar, Christine Halford, Annie Dunford, ?, ? at the 1964 Summer Fayre at Wrackleford House
 
     
 
A tanker on the narrow A37 which ran through the village. A bypass was built in 1969
 
     
 
Old Village Hall, Stratton - after February 1971 and before 1984
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
Deborah Owen (left) makes a purchase from May Osmond (right).
May lived in "May's Cottage" at the eastern end of Dorchester Road, Stratton.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
Sylvia Butcher is the customer talking to May Osmond in the background.
Joan Shulke wearing a jumper and glasses is in the centre of the photo.
Bill Putnam is bending over looking at the handicrafts.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
Marjorie Andrews (left) talking to May Osmond (right).
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
The lady in the centre of the photo is Mary Pope.
The man with the grey hair and open neck shirt (behind and to the left of Mary Pope) may be Eddie Reed.
To the left of the photo - the lady with the glasses looking down is Rose Buglar.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
The lady with the white hair and cardigan is Mary Haynes.
Philip Toogood wearing the spectacles can be seen above Mary Haynes.
The girl on the left of the picture is Jenny Hawthorn.
The girl in the centre of the photo is Victoria Hodges.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
Mary Pope with her handbag and shopping bag.
At the back, facing is Peter Sale with Philip Toogood and Martha Hallett.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
 
     
 
Sale in the old Village Hall.
 
     
 
Mill Lane showing Church Farm House
 
     
 
Churchyard and neighbouring gardens
 
     
 
 
     
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