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Thanks to everyone who sent their memories of Newburn and Millfield, it brings it all back! I lived at 16 victoria terrace from about 1955 until it was demolished. I remembered how overcrowded we must have been in a one bedroomed house, what with my mam, dad, me and my brother in the only bedroom, and the front room occupied (...Read full memory)
ONE OF MY FIRST MEMORIES OF OLD MILFIELD WAS MY MAM(ALWAYS CALLED HER MA)GETTING ME READY ON A COLD DARK MORNING TO GO DOWN TO MY NANAS(MEGY BELL)WHO LOOKED AFTER ME SO MY MAM COULD START WORK AT 7-30 AT SPENCERS,WE ALWAYS CALLED IT SPENCERS DONT KNOW WHEN IT CHANGED TO WOODHEADS, SHE WORKED THERE WITH A LOAD OF OTHER WOMEN AND THERE (...Read full memory)