Barrow Hill Memories

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I was born in 1951 and lived for the first 2 years of my life at 241 the Blocks with my parents and Grandparents. This was a 2 up 2 down + attic house in a block of 3 situated on the bottom row of the blocks, now demolished. It had no gas or electric, only a coal fire. The bath and toilet were situated in an (...Read full memory)