- How far do you live from your birthplace?
My kids were born in the same hospital I was!
I now live in the next town from my parents, but it’s in Lonon so isn’t far!Posted 4 years ago
1.7 miles according to Here. Maternity hospital, is now a business park.Posted 4 years ago
3 miles now. Lived far and wide during my late teens and early 20’s.Posted 4 years ago
2700-ish milesPosted 4 years ago
131 milesPosted 4 years ago
About 4 miles.Posted 4 years ago
About 12 miles from where i was born, back living in the village i grew up in, although i was away for most of my twenties i ended up drifting back. My kids were also born in the same hospital that i was.Posted 4 years ago
Not far.Posted 4 years ago
about 25 miles, the wife is about 10.
I know what the OP is getting at. No Dad marrying my mum was a hugely exotic thing at the time. He grew up in a rural village near Worthing and most people married people from nearby villages. But my dad went to sea in 1955 and met my mum a couple of years later when his ship was on a refit in one of the Tyne shipyards. About 350 miles away. She recalls that she might as well have been from a different planet the first time she made a trip down south to meet family.Posted 4 years ago
4200 milesPosted 4 years ago
I was born in a military hospital (dad was RAF) and within months of my birth was posted to Germany, I wouldn’t get back to England until I was 11, and we never spent more than a couple of years in any location anyway. I’m not really “from” anywhere.Posted 4 years ago
I live 24,861 miles from where the hospital used to be, it’s all housing now.Posted 4 years ago
215 miles. I’m a little surprised – I thought most people would have moved further than they have (notably long distance types apart).Posted 4 years ago
I’m probably one of the closest to home of those I was at school with (that I know about).
31 milesPosted 4 years ago
9 miles. I recall reading a story of a lady who grew pretty old (90 odd IIRC) and never left Borrowdale valley her whole life.
I quite liked that.Posted 4 years ago
About 95 miles. Born in Welwyn, glad I don’t live there, looks horrible.Posted 4 years ago
About 3 miles. Moved about 18months ago and it’s the closest I’ve ever been.Posted 4 years ago
Just over 8,450miles.Posted 4 years ago
2.7 miles from the hospital, as the crow flies.Posted 4 years ago
A girl I went to uni with was hugely proud that she shared genes with (was a descendant of) the prehistoric remains found in the cheddar caves. Right up until I pointed out that meant her family had moved a whole half mile in about 5,000 years.Posted 4 years ago
606kmPosted 4 years ago
more than many, but a lot less than some
About 3. Or lots more depending on which way round the world I go to get here. 16 years ago moved to the nearest house through the woods to where I lived from birth. 5 mins walk.Posted 4 years ago
About 160 miles, by road. Surprised it’s not further, and will soon be closer.
As for the OP’s question, interesting – especially in the current political turmoilPosted 4 years ago
10 miles, was there today. I spent most of my life away before returning to spawn. Wife’s about 5,500 miles – Jingzhou, China.Posted 4 years ago
According to Google, and by car 828km or 514 miles.Posted 4 years ago
1mile currently.Posted 4 years ago
Over the years this has varied between 1 mile and 404 (according to google)
Do I win? 😀
EDIT: No. I don’t. I just looked at the rest of the thread, and I don’t even come close. Jeez. All that way, too.Posted 4 years ago
30 miles.Posted 4 years ago
fair observation, to be honest were a small country. around our area most people defiantly stay local and in circles and if anyone strays far your only talking about 100 milesPosted 4 years ago
About 3 miles… lived in nearly ten different properties and this is the furthest away…Posted 4 years ago
8600 odd milesPosted 4 years ago
2000kmPosted 4 years ago
As the crow flies, 400.132 milesPosted 4 years ago
145 miles according to the google bike route mapping. My family has pretty much all moved away from there and there’s a very small likelihood of me ever visiting the city again.Posted 4 years ago
About 3.5 milesPosted 4 years ago
6.1 miles, but might as well be a different planet 🙂Posted 4 years ago
Currently about 7 miles. Have lived in many places around the UK, and up to 5000 miles away in my youth. Circumstances came together and we’re now living close to where I was born.Posted 4 years ago
less than a mile…Posted 4 years ago
20 miles. I’m the only one in this generation to move out of town. (1 out of about 10 cousins + my sister).
In the previous generation.. on my mothers side, all her siblings still live in town, fathers side its more complicated as they were born in various places due to my grandfathers job, moving around doing “something” for GCHQ types.. but they settled here. 2 remain, 3 have left. (2 of the 3 that left are my dads half-brothers)Posted 4 years ago
11604 miles (18675 km) damn beaten by Pomona by 71 miles and vinnyeh by 167 miles! I might have to move!!Posted 4 years ago
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