Pound Farm - memories of an evacuee
Just down the lane from Gorsley Goffs School is Pound Farm. Now a residential care home, the name comes from the animal pound that was opposite the property. If you're animals strayed off the common into the woods they would be impounded until you could pay for they release.
During World War II, many children were evacuated to Gorsley from Birmingham. Click on the link below to read Mildred's story.