Sheffield, Hunters Bar c.1965
Memories of Sheffield
How this picture takes me back. I was born in 1944 in Ashland Road . My brother and I always spent our sweet ration at the corner shop - Frys chocolatce cream and Everton mints were my favourite. And round the corner at Gowers I remember the dark blue paper bags the sugar came in.
It doesn't seem to be on the photo , but a motor boat ( Elizabeth ) used to run around the lake from the boat house , bottom right
I worked as a junior technician in the Research Laboratory of the Sheffield Centre for the Investigation and Treatment of Rheumatism under the leadership of Dr Harry West and George Newnes, based in the Nether Edge Hospital.
As a long distance truck driver running up from Staffordshire I would spend five nights in Sheffield every two weeks. I would stay at the Salvation Army hostel just off the moor. Evenings were spent wandering around ...Read full memory
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