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My family lived in Post Office Row, Newtown, until 1939 then we left to travel to Derbyshire to find work. I was 14 years old. I started work at Langwith Colliery. Until the war started I was working on the surface, then ordered to work underground. When the war was on we had the first 1000 bombers forming up over (...Read full memory)
I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1953, my family name is Price. I remember being on holiday at my grandfather's and grandmother's house - it was called The Slate House in New Town, I believe. My grandfather's nickname was Dinkey; he was a blacksmith at the marine pit where my father worked and 3 of his brothers. We (...Read full memory)