I was born in Brinsley in 1926. My parents lived in the first council house just by the post office at the time. My grandparents lived next door but one to the post office. Their names were Mr and Mrs Ted Hallam. We moved to Ollerton in october 1926. I often went back to Brinsley to have my school holidays with my grandparents. I remember the children I used to play with - Roy Houseley, Erica Marriott, Geof Mills. We used to play down by the brook against the pit. They were happy days. I am now 86 and stiill go back to the old place. We used to go to Eastwood carnival, it was the best show on earth, nothing happens like it nowdays. Can anyone remember any of what I have mentioned?
Wilf Holmes, now of Edwinstowe
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