Bear Mans - a Memory of Leytonstone.
My mum worked in Bearmans department store in the late 50s early 60s to fund a trip for to go to Switzerland from St Georges RC school Walthamstow. She worked in luxury leather goods ( selling suitcases) it was our equivalent of Harrods, what a wonderful shop, it made Leytonstone high street, we would go early my dad and I and meet my mum on a Saturday afternoon and have a cup of tea and I thought it was very posh. Mum worked very hard and I went on my school trip it cost £100 for a week and we were allowed £10 spending money, we had a wonderful time, thanks to my mum and Bearmans! Chris Clake nee Fox
A memory shared by on Jan 2nd, 2013.
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