I worked at Robert Hirst rain coat factory in Oatlands Harrogate until I emigrated to America
I was born at 228 Springhill Cottages, Haverah Park, Beckwithshaw in 1939. I don't remember anything about Beckwithshaw as we moved to North Shields and lived at 3 Vickarage Street for a while,then came back to live at 23 Brunswick Drive in Harrogate, then to 87 Hookstone Avenue in Oatlands. I emigrated to the USA in 1965. ...Read full memory
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