Posts Tagged: Cottonmill Crescent

Early memories of Sopwell – Betty Cox and Winnie Jeffs

Betty Cox was born in Prospect Road in 1931. She and her friend, Winnie Jeffs, born in Fleetville in 1917, talk about what they can recall about the area around Cottonmill Lane. Betty went to St Peter’s school, the carpenter’s… More about ‘Early memories of Sopwell – Betty Cox and Winnie Jeffs’»

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’»

Old London Road shops – Bill Mackenzie

Bill Mackenzie, born 1939, lived in Cottonmill Crescent. He recalls some the shops situated in the Old London area: Caleys grocers and off-licence, Mr Sedgely greengrocer and Mrs Hooper’s second-hand clothes. Interview date: 23 April 2010. Interviewer: Sandy Norman  … More about ‘Old London Road shops – Bill Mackenzie’»