Canonbie Memories

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Seeing these photographs has taken me right back in time. We moved to Canonbie in 1950. My father and uncle owned the Cross Keys Garage seen in the background of this photo next to the hotel. The two bungalows beyond were built for us and my Uncle & Aunt.{Stan & Margaret Cluley} and my mum and dad {Gordon & (...Read full memory)

The Fairy Loup was always my favourite walk as a child.  In fact that picture would have been taken around the time my brother John and I along with our “Auntie Betty” and our sister Gillian in the pram used to go on our walks.    Our Auntie Betty was not our real Aunt she was a Nanny who (...Read full memory)