Mansfield, Advertisements In Toothill Lane 1949

Memories of Mansfield


I have studied this photograph and shown it to numerous friends but nobody can identify the location. Can anybody help me with this.

I entered Harlow Wood in December 1939. I was 3 at the time. I left 3 yreas later unable to walk but cured of TB. I was under a Mr Campbell, the orthopaedic specialist. When I returned fro frequent checks. I remember he always greeted my mother and me with the words "Here comes the miracle boy". Thankfully I have had a full & happy life and God willing have a few more miles to cover yet.

I have some lovely memories of Mansfield market place. My dad, George Fisher, my mum, Margaret, and my lovely Uncle Johnny stood the market for many years. My grandad started the business many years before selling fruit & veg. I spotted the picture of Mansfield and was amazed to see the photo of my grandad next to (...Read full memory)

Can anyone remember the air-raid shelter on bull farm at the side of the school. I can remember we used to run across it when we were kids. I just wondered, do we still have any? We lived in the nissan huts, off where we used to call the Haullits estate, off what is now called Abbott Road. Do you remember them?

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