Ashington, Village Shop, Milburn Road c.1955
Memories of Ashington
Can anyone name the shops from this end towards the far end.
Lived in North Seaton and remember clearly the excitement (and danger), of crossing the bridge by the boards underneath the bridge; especially when the train driver would see us and deliberately let off steam overhead.
My nana & grandad lived in Pont St, we used to shop at Walter Wilkins, for best butter, cut in a slab. I live in Australia, but my heart, is still in that corner were I used to walk up to the bait box (fish & chip shop) where Nana used to work. Happy days, happy days.
I lived at either 159 or 259 Milburn Rd so remember as child going to that corner shop, being about 5 yrs of age, watching as mum bought cheese and butter - they cut big slabs from whole rounds and wrappped it in paper. I also remember Raffies icecream shop which was opposite our house - he sold slabs of icecream ...Read full memory