Posts Tagged: Wilshere Avenue

Childhood in Tavistock Avenue – Sue Bentley

Sue Bentley, born Sue Newton in 1938, lived in Tavistock Avenue for thirty years and shares her childhood memories of playing in and around that area. She remembers playing on the little grass islands in the avenue, the fields by… More about ‘Childhood in Tavistock Avenue – Sue Bentley’»

Living in Sopwell Gate Lodge – Mrs Terry

Mrs Betty Terry, born Betty Giddings in 1919, lived in Sopwell Gate Lodge in Cottonmill Lane for a few years from when she was about 9 years old. Her father worked as a cowman on Brown’s farm which was Sopwell… More about ‘Living in Sopwell Gate Lodge – Mrs Terry’»

Wilshere Avenue childhood memories – Brian Gilson

Brian Gilson was born in 1943 and spent most of his childhood living in 66 Wilshere Avenue. He has many fond memories and anecdotes of playing in St Stephen’s field where cattle from St Julian’s farm grazed. He remembers the… More about ‘Wilshere Avenue childhood memories – Brian Gilson’»