Posts Tagged: Christmas

Wartime memories of living in Tavistock Avenue

Val Goodyear-Burrow was born in 1938. She lived at 79 Tavistock Avenue during the war years and can recall specific memories of wartime: shelters, blackouts, gas masks and air-raid sirens. She also remembers watching the gliders coming from the Handley… More about ‘Wartime memories of living in Tavistock Avenue’»

Cottonmill Crescent childhood memories – Brenda Gilson

Brenda Gilson lived in Cottonmill Crescent from when she was two years old in 1945. She recalls what the street was like and the tradesmen who delivered goods. She attended St Peter’s school and talks about the teachers and some… More about ‘Cottonmill Crescent childhood memories – Brenda Gilson’»