Memories

The memories recorded on this website provide a fascinating insight into a city at war and the impact it had on both the city’s people and places.

From tales of evacuation and rationing to experiences of air raids, this section of the website allows you to explore the daily lives of Bristol residents during WW2.

Read Margaret Cane’s letter to her parents written at the time of the Blitz.

Using the menu on the right, you can also read and hear memories of locations from the trail.

Find out more about the people who contributed their memories to this website