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Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Dinnington, Lordens Hill c1965' appears in this book

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Caption for Dinnington, Lordens Hill C1965: This photograph shows Lordens Hill on a somewhat gloomy day. There are few cars parked along the street, but in those days private car ownership amid working families was still something of a novelty. The average wage was around £17 a week, and the annual road fund licence was £17.10.0d. A new Ford Cortina saloon cost £669, and a Zephyr £933.

An extract from Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Dinnington, Lordens Hill c1965

At the age of 11 nothing was more valuable than a set of old pram wheels. Using a 4-foot plank (this is old money) for the base. To sit on, we fastened a short piece to the back with an axle and 2 wheels, the same at the front but fastened with a bolt so you could steer it. Fix a seat and you were away. Pull it to the (...Read full memory)

I lived in Coronation Road, drove coaches for Excelsior Continential of Lordens Hill. I also played Rugby for Dinington Old Boys. I lived with my friend and his wife Dave Best, I was friendly with a lovely young lady Sarah Williams . Does any one remember me or can they put me in touch with Sarah???

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