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I lived in Stanley Avenue off Filton Avenue and went to Shields Road Primary School before transferring to Thornbury Grammar in 1955. I remember going to the Cabot cinema for the ABC Minors and coming home via the playing fields near Shield Road School. I cycled safely everywhere especially out to the BAC where my dad worked, to (...Read full memory)
Although originally from Manchester my parents were living in Filton when I was born in Cheltenham in December 1941. My father, like the majority of men in that area worked at what was then the BAC. He worked at the Rodney Works as a sheet-metal worker and fitter. We lived in Mackie Road and I attended Shields Road (...Read full memory)