Remembers her and her sister going to see the Soldiers in the 2nd World War where the searchlight was near where the Allotments are now.
Was born in the village 85 years ago (Flo Bish), lived as a child in Bridge Street (near where old shop was) in a cottage (now demolished)
Belonged to the Girl Guides in Wistow
Went to the village School till she was 12, then had to walk to Warboys School till she left at 14 years old.
Remembers teachers of Olive Howes (Polly) and Alice Harding
Her dad worked for the Council, and was a road sweeper/ maintenance man. He was also a Sergeant Major in the 1st World War, and did the drill every year for Remembrance Day outside the Wistow Church.
Her husband Arthur Moulds also lived in Bridge Street, in a cottage opposite her family.
He worked for Johnny Bance as a farm labourer
She remembers the Village Dances on the Promenade Field (Miss De La Pryme’s land) at the end of Oaklands Close, and the dances in the Dance Hall behind Porch House
Nip Peacocks dad was the village special constable
Shenny Garton was Arthur Moulds Auntie
The Bridgeford family lived at the end of Oaklands Close
The Buddles Family kept the Plough Pub
Before her time, was a pub by the Wistow Toll, where the Gartons lived
Ted Clark did the Undertakers business and the Blacksmiths was next to the Fleur De Lys pub
The Foster family ran a farm down Church Street, Ralph Greenwood was another farmer locally
She remembers the Harding family running the 3 Horseshoes Pub
Mrs Saunders in the photo got from Mr Howes lived in Bridge Street
She also remembers the Mill House bakehouse
Fluffy Burton lived with his mother in a cottage in Bridge Street, and Flo and her sisters used to play with him sometimes
by David Titmarsh