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My happiest memories of our street is of me and my sisters playing with our friends. We played all sorts of games ... skipping ropes ... peever ... tig ... film stars ... swaping scraps ... We were never bored, in fact we enjoyed ourselves so much that we hated when night time came and we were called in to go to bed. We never had much money, but we were always happy.
Hi again. I have moved on to the 60s & I remember my grandfather having a clock & watch repair shop somewhere near the area where the library now stands. The shop had a large clock above the front door & when I was visiting him, he would send me up on a ladder to wind the clock up. We, as a family, visited once a year ...Read full memory
My family moved to Newmains from Overtown, we lived in Woodside Crescent. My dad worked in Kingshill pit in Allanton. We always played in the street or went swimming in the Melvin. I attended Allanton primary school then Newmains J S.