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1961 was a very good year for Brendan Hayward.When he called in at Jack Hills Transport Cafe by Junction 10 of the M6 motorway in Walsall, he was just in time to see the boss Pat Hill, chase two very young ladies into the serving area. They were Marion Batterson and Virginia Smith. He couldn’t help but notice that Virginia had a smile to “light up a room”.Over the next few months they chatted. However, it took a Saturday night out with his friend Fred Foster at the Red Lion pub in Willenhall for his luck to take a turn for the better.The pub was quite crowded and while he was waiting to be...
Ceejay Cassidy Broadhead Born 1993 Passed away tragically on 15 August 2013 Aged just 19 years old Ceejay is the fifth child of Paul and Kay's six children, he was their youngest son.Ceejay was born in Poole and lived all his short life in Southbourne, he attended stourfield first and junior school and Ringwood comprehensive.Ceejay was a free spirit he loved his friends, and family, he enjoyed traveling on holidays with family and trip to Devon surfing with his friends. He loved Regga music ,and going to music festivals with his friends,and skateboarding and breaking bones! He was...
Lewis Dunton Surfer, Footballer, DJ and friend to all (especially the lonely or the shy) passed away on February 10th 2005.He lost his life to carbon monoxide poisoning having taken the embers of a supper bonfire into his tent to keep warm. He was on a beach in Morocco where he was surfing.Surfing had been Lewis’ life and had taken him all over the world. Football, cricket, music and girls also featured strongly. When not in the water he could often be found DJing somewhere. On a trip home from Australia he had a stopover in South Korea which became a six month spell teaching little Koreans...
Millicent Patrick was born Millicent Emily Pearce on 19th December 1923. She was the only daughter of one of three brothers, who each had a single daughter and no other offspring. Under the circumstances, it was only natural that the three girls, Beatrice, Millicent and Helen became more like sisters than cousins. For Beatrice's children, Roger and Judith, and their children and families, Millicent was always Auntie Milly.The family first knew Auntie Milly when she lived with her mother and father at Capstone Road, Bournemouth in a semi detached house next door to Auntie Lil, her mother's...
Peter James Happé was a loving, caring man who lived and grew up in Southbourne. He was devoted to his family and friends and lived life to the full. He particularly loved surfing and skateboarding with his friends and shared great memories that still live with us today.
His wife and two children live happily but miss him greatly. His tragic end, a motorbike accident, is still sore to all who knew him but we all celebrate his eventful life. R.I.P. By Molly Happé (Pete’s daughter)
James Alexander Foy was born on January 25th 1976As a child he was both independent and creative, being fond of drawing and making things, from Lego, Plasticine, old boxes or whatever… a proper Blue Peter Boy. He was a Beaver and then a Cub, learnt to swim in The Dolphin Swimming Club, gained a Brown belt in Shorinji Kempo, played badminton and tennis; he became a member of the Southbourne Tennis Club, and took up golf. He attended Pokesdown Primary School and later Portchester Secondary.He was happy at school, never caused or got into any trouble but this did not mean he was docile, just...
Tim died suddenly at home on 24th November 2011.
Born on 4th November 1956, he was the second eldest of six sons. His Mum and Dad, David and Wendy (Elaine) Tuttiett kept the family home in Parkstone, Poole, and Tim attended local schools, Sylvan Road, Branksome Heath, and Kemp Welch. He was never to stray far from the area and on leaving school, trained as a butcher. He went on to spend the next twenty five years putting that training to good use, working for various companies.
Later in his career, Tim took a considerably different path, but was equally successful. He took a job working...