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Memories of Sandiacre

I was evacuated with my mother to Sandiacre in 1944 at the age of 5. I would be so interested to find out the name of the road that we stayed at and any history of the lady who rented out her room and use of kitchen. Her name was a Miss Godfrey. She was old, with grey hair in a bun and glasses. (...Read full memory)

I lived on Longmoor Lane, 101, and have fond but distant memories of the 50's and 60's. There were still stables for the canal tow horses at the foot of the bridge crossing the canal in Sandiacre town centre. I played with friends on the fields behind the canal, but also on the Springfields Farm. Our house backed onto (...Read full memory)

I was brought up at Sandiacre and lived in Gas Street. I remember playing on Bouyant field and spending many a happy hour fishing for tiddlers in the canal and the Erewash. Ater leaving school, I worked at Bouyant, Lace Web and then Springfield Mills where I worked as a lace mender. My mam used to work at the Pencil (...Read full memory)

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