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I loved saving the gollys from the jam jars to send them away and get a badge back
I met my husband in Chiswick, London in 1967, he had come down from Paisley to find work. I loved Paisley, I wanted to move up there but he loved Chiswick. But we went up there whenever we could. I found the people very friendly and my husband's family were very close and made me one of the family. Sadly I lost (...Read full memory)
The picture of the High Street, Paisley is part of my family history. My grandfather, Thomas Paton, worked for his brother, James, who ran a wholesale and mercantile stationers in the High Street. This would have been in the last decades of the 19th century, as it is likely James died around 1898. I have a few references to (...Read full memory)
I remember being very happy growing up as a child in Paisley. One of my happiest memories was being given a golliwog outfit from the Robertson's jam factory. A certain amount was given out every year at Halloween by the factory. I used to enjoy the Library and Museum which I visited each week, and as I got older the (...Read full memory)