Living in Abbots Avenue West – Tony Prior

Tony PriorFrederick Anthony Prior, known as Tony, moved into the Sopwell area in 1958. He lived in Abbots Avenue West, opposite the shops. He saw the flats above the shops being built and also the King Offa pub. He talks about the area including the shops, the prefabs in Holyrood Crescent, the children’s home and the bridge. Tony had a car which was very rare in those days.

Interview date: 17 October 2013. Interviewer: Andrew Johnstone.





  1. Colin smith

    Hi tony, I remember you, you had a ford popular was it green, I also remember going with you to brook on Isle of wight in 1963..I was a scout from 1960 to 1969 also senior and rover with Jack smith..happy days


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