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I was born in a house on Main St, Bogside (Newmains). There were only 3 railway cottages there and lots of fields. Neighbours were Archibalds. Wonder if this is the same Archibald mentioned in a previous memory?
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.