Dinnington, St Leonard's Church And Laughton Road c.1965
Memories of Dinnington
The Miners' Welfare Centre was a Godsend to everybody. There were swings, roundabouts, and the rocking horse on the left where I spent many a happy hour when I was a boy. The hall was used by miners where they could read all the papers in the Reading Room. There were two snooker tables and card tables, (...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???
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)
WAS BORN IN MAY 1939 IN 38 FORE STREET OPPOSITE MARTINS SWEET SHOP. I LIVED WITH MY GRANNY MRS L.LAITY AND AUNTY ETHEL JEFFERY. WHAT A HAPPY CHILDHOOD. I STILL SEE A LOT OF MY SCHOOL;FRIENDS WHENEVER I GO HOME. MY NAME IS TERRY LAITY AND IF ANYBODY WOULD LIKE TO TALK OR CONTACT ME I AM SURE YOU CAN FIND MY DETAILS.