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Deborah Merrick (nee Brayshaw) - My Sidcot Memories

Read Debbie Merrick (nee Brayshaw) Sidcot Memories - Debbie was at Sidcot from 1957 to 1964, were you at Sidcot then too? Do you remember arriving at school by train?
Winscombe Station
Winscombe Station

Many thanks to Debbie Merrick (nee Brayshaw) Debbie was a scholar at Sidcot from 1957 to 1964. It was a delight to receive a recent letter from her and a specific 'Sidcot' memory relating to the train that bought many Sidcotians to school over the years, affectionately named the 'Cheddar Slug.' A number of students gathered to wish the train farewell on it's last journey into and out of Winscombe station before the line was discontinued. How very Hogwarts..... Platform 9 3/4 anyone? 

Debbie's father was also a Sidcotian and Headmaster at the school for many years. Debbie even managed to dig out his old typewriter to share her letter and memories of Sidcot with us. See below. 



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