Posts Tagged: Vesta Avenue

Living in Holyrood Crescent – Val Goodyear-Burrow

After the war, Val’s family moved from Tavistock Avenue into a new house in Holyrood Crescent, number 7. She has clear memories of the Cottonmill and St Julian’s estates being built and that there was class distinction between them. She remembers,… More about ‘Living in Holyrood Crescent – Val Goodyear-Burrow’»

Memories of living in Vesta Avenue – Mrs Terry

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… More about ‘Memories of living in Vesta Avenue – Mrs Terry’»

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’»