From about 1961, it was my job to be up at 4.30am every Sunday so as to pack paperbags for delivery througout the valley. Then when I had passed my driving test I had to deliver the bags to the lads for them to do the rounds - all 29 of them. This was a great way for a lot of people to earn spending money especially at ...Read full memory
It is indeed Hunshelf Bank, and the school was probably Stocksbridge County Primary, although there were a couple of church schools as well. I spent my first 17 years on Unsliven Road, Stocksbridge. It wasn't until I was 11 and stepped off the 'Barnsley Bus' into the silence of Silkstone that I realised ...Read full memory
I worked for Samuel Fox from 1942 when I left school and worked there for 20 years. I was born at 39 Manchester Road, Deepcar and lived there for 19 years, opposite the Co-operative and next to the fish & chip shop.