After living in Sopwell Gate Lodge and a brief spell in London, the Giddings family moved into a house in Vesta Avenue. Betty Terry, nee Giddings, remembers, St Stephen’s church, the playing fields and Priory Park school. Despite wanting to be a professional gardener when she left school, her father made her work at Peake’s in Hatfield Road which she hated. When war came she went into the army.
Interview date: 20 Mary 2010. Interviewer: Sandy Norman.