August 2020: Kingswood Memories

July 30 2020

Reginald Quantrill lived in Coronation Road, Cadbury Heath. He went to Cadbury Heath School in Wraxall Road.

Reginald Quantrill lived in Coronation Road, Cadbury Heath. He went to Cadbury Heath School in Wraxall Road.

Reginald, known as ‘Reg’,met with Adge Cutler in 1966, and played the banjo and guitar in‘The Wurzels’. Reg wrote two songs that were sung and recorded by ‘The Wurzels’: ’Drunk Again’ and ‘Mother Nature Calling’

Before joining ‘The Wurzels’ Reg was a Jazz musician, and played in several bands. Reg was also an actor, playing a role in ‘Maid Marion and her Merry Men’ and in the film ‘Mrs Brown’. He was a regular ‘extra’ in ‘Casualty’. 

Reg sadly passed away in 2009 after a short illness at the age of 77.