Lincoln, Broadgate c.1950
Memories of Lincoln
I was born in Lincoln Army Barracks on 7th November 1951. I do not remember my days there apart from leaving in 1955 when we moved abroad. I did pay a visit back there in 1977 but the barracks were being taken down, I am unsure what is now in its place. My father was Maurice Mclean (Mac) and mother was called May.
I worked on the Green Dragon pub as an apprentice electrician when it was refurbished by Lucas and sons in the late 60's early 70's .I also remember the copper bar and all the workmens names are written on an oak beam as you enter the pub. Happy days!!!
As a child in the late 50's I used live in Fairfield Street opposite the Monks Abbey. Every day after the school day was finished at Monks Road school, I used play around the Abbey ruins and Fosters field as well as the Arboretum. Fosters field was the area where I used to find in the ground old coins and broken old clay ...Read full memory
I was born in Gibbeson Terrace off the High street in early 1941. My first memory is hearing air raid sirens going off early in the morning, I think they were just practising. We were a poor family although my dad was doing special war work, so he was not conscripted. One morning after the air raid siren went off there was an ...Read full memory