Taken around 1915 by my Grandfather RH Bisco, Notice the tennis courts at the top of the garden. When he moved in he changed these areas to orchards.
This picture was taken by me from the Church Tower
Carolyn Bisco plays with a friends pet lamb in the mid 60’s while our pet cat sits at the top of the steps
My beautiful picture
In the early 60’s we demolished a huge weeping ash tree for fears of it collapsing due to some rot in the trunk
With Dads car taking up the main garage, Ian built another at the side to house his Ford 105e Anglia
Rebuilding Newent Church Tower in the early 1970’s as seen from the Post Office rear garden
A dusting of snow in the back garden
More snow in the back garden, notice the shed on the right that was later demolished in the 80’s
Ian & Neil play with their Tabogans in front of the Post Office in the early 60’s
Snow in the Post Office garden
On Church St the mail vans park up in the snow
Morris Minor Mail Vans outside the Post Office
Snow covers the driveway behind the Post Office
Taken around 1966 an overhead shot of The Red House or Post Office
An overhead view of The Red House, The Porch House and The George Hotel. Taken from John Bisco’s airplane by Bob Bisco
Dad (Bob) was a keen Gardner assisted by Bill Hawkins who worked for Dad in the Post Office
Mum’s (Bertha) washing is out to dry
Mum's got the washing out and dad takes his daily walk up the garden, notice new housing at the top outside our gate!
Must be spring in the early 70’s with the greenhouse on the left. Later demolished due to becoming unsafe
The stone bird table in the center was originally from the stone bridge wall on Newent Lake
Dads vegetable garden is growing nicely.
Tomato's coming along nicely too
Dad (Bob) with his usual pipe in mouth reads while in the window of the lounge. With the ash tree still on the lawn this has to be mid to late 60’s
Mum (farthest) and Aunty Sheila from Canada enjoying a bit of British sunshine.
Just look at all those fresh veggies growing nicely, Dad loved his garden.
An air view taken by Bob Bisco from John Bisco's airplane. sadly all now full of housing projects.