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I lived at Belcroft nurseries at the bottom of Catsash Road from 1970 to 1982. I remember a lot of the people you mention, and Major the dog. I went to Sunday school and was in the choir of the Methodist chapel.

Just south of the entrance to the Airdries was the Methodist Church where we had summer bazaars. Adjacent to this lived Ernie Beard and his wife Betty. They had a Dalmation called Major which I used to walk for them. Mr Beard often complained about how muddy the dog was when I brought it back, but he (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Langstone, living at 'Longleat' on Catsash Road from 1961-1973. I attended Langstone Primary School from 1964-1969 and then Caerleon Comprehensive from 1969-1973. 'Longleat' was one of the four semi-detached houses at the north end of the road and was the third from the end. Running behind the (...Read full memory)