My 9 Years In The Town

A Memory of Bridgnorth

Where do I start? 1943 - my first job from school, aged 15, at The Radio and Gramophone Development Co (RGD) located in Hospital St. My home was in Wolverhampton and I lodged firstly in Whitburn St. Later on stayed with the Heads in Conduit Lane. What a surprise, years later, when travelling through the town, to find the factory gone and replaced with a housing estate! Bridgnorth provided my dear wife - nee June Oliver, from The Innage - married at St John's church in 1951, and we are still together, now in Christchurch, Dorset.
In 1952 I left RGD and we moved to Wolverhampton - complete with our firstborn, Peter. Happy days!

A memory shared by Patrick Hannifan , on Nov 7th, 2008.

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