I was born in Gibbeson Terrace off the High street in early 1941. My first memory is hearing air raid sirens going off early in the morning, I think they were just practising. We were a poor family although my dad was doing special war work, so he was not conscripted. One morning after the air raid siren went off there was an (...Read full memory)
I was born in Lincoln in 1952. When I was 3 years old I went to my first school which was in the village of Skellingthorpe. Then in 1958 my mother and father moved to live on the St Giles, where I then went to my second school. Then when I was 11 years old I went to St Catharine's School, where I was up until St Christopher School just after it was built, I was there till I was 16 in 1968.
I worked on the Green Dragon pub as an apprentice electrician when it was refurbished by Lucas and sons in the late 60's early 70's .I also remember the copper bar and all the workmens names are written on an oak beam as you enter the pub. Happy days!!!
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