One of Capel History Group's key purposes is to capture history from the people that lived through it. Click on the links below to read eyewitness accounts from Capel residents about the reality of living through times past...

Memories from one of a long line of Capel farmers

Gloria remembers the war and her      career in nursing

Born in 1935, John recalls his memory of the Second World War, seeing German POWs and a Pool's win for his parents

Born in 1927, Frank recalls a feeling of a 'class divide' from his youth and working on a farm

  Melvyn describes his involvement and links with various community groups

Memories of a  sporting life lived and played out in Capel

            Born and lived all his life in Capel, Les              recalls childhood memories and work                on a farm before mechanisation

Remembering a long association of living and working in Capel