Past Times

Past Times in Myddle

(Life in the 1920’s and 1930’s in a village in Shropshire, England)

By Ernest Griffiths


Ernest Griffiths was born in 1920 and he was at Myddle School until the age of 14.  

All the tales he recounts here are about those days and would have been in the years culminating in 1934.

In 1941 at the age of 21 Ernest Griffiths was conscripted into the army and finally returned to farming in 1945.
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Following is a collection of articles that were originally written for inclusion in the parish magazine “The Myddle Messenger” published monthly and are presented in their entirety below.