1955 1978

A Memory of Blakelaw

Growing up and living in Lindfield Avenue, playing football in the street or up at Blakelaw Park with my brother Ken. Later playing for Montague and North Fenham Boys Club under Dicky Almond (Big Dick). Some games later for West End Boys club. Rokeby and Blakelaw Social Club.

Earlier memories of playing around the streets, sledging in the snow and playing around in the old air raid shelters on Stamfordham Road.

Dad (Mr Lydon) used to play the bagpipes in the garden and in the street.

A memory shared by Michael Lydon , on Jan 12th, 2012.

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