The new home

Phyliss Coomber recalls her thoughts, at the time, about her new home.

Contributed by The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd


This interview was recorded in 1997 and every effort has been made to find a member of the interviewees’ family.  If you, or someone you know is related to Phyliss Coomber (nee Wetherall) please contact the museum (The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd) directly 01442 879525 or we would like to hear from you.


Windmill Road, Adeyfield. It was a kitchen in the front, which I didn’t like. I wanted the one with the bay window, opposite, but being as they offered me a house and I’d lived with my mother from when I got married in ‘43 until ‘52 when I came down here and I knew I was going to have a house, I came down to see Mrs Penny and she said well I could wait for one but that meant for my husband to keep travelling backwards and forwards until these houses were build. So I said, oh it’s so lovely to know I’m going to have a house of my own, and I took the kitchen in the front. Oh no, oh yes there was, there was a ‘H Type’ that you could wait for in Adeyfield and there was the ‘S Type’. Oh well we thought it was lovely, didn’t we, oh god we were over the moon. Yes, yes I was very pleased with it, yes.

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