Melba has lived in Sopwell for over sixty years. She maintains that she is the oldest person in her street. When Melba first came to Leyland Avenue, it was more of a community and she knew everyone in the street and remembers some of them. She recalls the shops at the top of the road, street parties, opportunities for work in St Albans and talks of how she met her husband.
Interview date: 3 October 2013. Interviewer: Elizabeth Harding.