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Just found out my grandad was born in Derby and lived at 45 Colville Street with 8 other siblings. Joseph the father worked at Midlands Railway as a wireman. Violet and Blanc worked as weavers. My grandad Bernard enlisted in 1927 with The Royal Engineers so I guess he left Derby soon after. I only know Violet (...Read full memory)
My grandmother violet ann priestland was in the micklover mental asylum for many years my sister and I never knew anything about her as my mum never saw since she was small we tried to find out about her but sadly found out she died in 1975 I wondered if you came across her she would have been around 65when you did your training