Dad used to take me to help on the market stall he had right outside Woolworth's as he and mom had a Ladies & Children's Wear in Birmingham. His cousin was Mayor at the time - hence the prime spot? I remember the Tilley Lamps, and the stout lady who ran the fruit and veg stall on the visible corner, who used to ...Read full memory
I have too many memories to many to go into - apprentice Elec; at Patent Shaft steelworks, left Wednesbury aged 20 for 2 years RAF National Service, lived in south Yorkshire since 1954 - think about standing with fire watchers top of air-raid shelter Dangerfield Lane low side of No 92. Aged 12 in 1942 when parachute ...Read full memory
I can remember my Aunt Marjorie working in the Home & Colonial in the Marketplace. I used to sit in my pram outside and she would bring me something nice. I can still remember the smell of the cheeses and hams.