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Featured Memory: Running Errands In Market Street

One of the shops I remember well was Fosters. It was like a mini department store. We had some of our clothes from there. You could buy things and pay so much a week. It was how we lived then. It was quite normal for us. We had stuff either from shops like that or catalogues, "club books" we used to call them. My auntie Lottie in Station Road ran one and our next door neighbour, June. You could buy ...Read full memory

A memory of Polesworth, Warwickshire shared by Marilynne Connolly

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