I was born in Olney in May 1945. My mum had been sent from bombed out East London to a safe place to have her baby, me. I was taken back to London 2 weeks after I was born. The house where I was born had been set up for pregnant women to have their babies. I was told that the library in the house was designed by Sir John Soane. ...Read full memory
As a schoolboy, my brother Tony had Highlands Rd as a paper round and I had Woodlands Crescent. In 1965 I was 15 but operated this paper round in my brothers absence from 1960 to 1963 for Smiths. Fond memories brother if you read this... Pete Holland 10.1.2014
My father was a drover who worked at the cattle market untill it closed in the 1950s. His name was Reg Coulton (Ginger). I rode on the back of his motorbike all the way from Northampton. I also rember the poultry was sold in a yard further down the street Kept warm in the winter in BARONS GRILL. Happy days.