my grandparents lived at 77 Old Hill, third house just behind tree, Mr and Mrs Thomas. I lived there till they built the Wimpy estate on fields behind my mum and dad, then got a council house. I loved living on the old hill, the family next door I am still friends with. That big tree in front of the houses used to have a ...Read full memory
This photograph was taken at the Bolsover Illuminations in Sherwood Lodge. They were all made by Jack Spray, (also did projects for Blackpool Illuminations). I think they were held in October/November and hundreds of people used to come. Buses from all over Derbyshire were parked on Oxcroft Lane. Celebs used to ...Read full memory
I remember watching rail embankment being removed with earth moving machines. The village hall at the model village. Types of equipment on recreation ground below Bainbridge Hall. Tunnel to Scareclif filled and blocked. Walking round large market on Kitchen Croft which has a signpost naming it Town End car park. Old buildings. My ...Read full memory
8 Manor Court Road. I used to live there as a child, up to the time shortly before my mum died. We had moved to Carr Vale by then. I always remember Auntie Elaine next door and that the kids all called me Mister Softie because when the ice cream man came and played his jingle I always went running into the street, ...Read full memory
Friday market coming home from welbeck road school through the market down castle lane to carr vale with a 1d hovis loaf in my hand
I also lived on the Wimpeys on Hyndley Road next to power house lol remember the Quiet Woman pub being built x
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