Memories of Selby
I walked over this bridge with my gran in the late 60s. Was before it was repaired. At the time you could see the river between the boards.
I was 11 when this photograph was taken and lived in Buller Street. The land where the Gypsy Moth was built had previously been a green space where a bonfire was held every November.
I went to Flaxley Road Primary School until 1969. There was a single classroom to the front of the school run by Miss Reid, my grandmother's friend, I was scared stiff of her.
We lived in Johnson St opposite the school when I was young. My brothers and sisters all went to this school. The Headmaster was Mr Crossland, a nice man who drove a Rover 60 or 90 - proper Headmaster's car. There were few cars on our estate but teachers, professional people and show offs had them, one teacher was killed I think ...Read full memory