Sebastopol Memories

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Living on the outskirts of a large Midland city, and having Welsh parents, a visit to Sebastopol was also exciting and eventful. My grandmother had sold Hill Cottage and bought 21 South Street, which was more manageable, as my uncle was still in the RAF, and his visits were restricted. I loved lying in bed at the (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1935 so I was a bit too young to remember Mr Day. However I do remember seeing a row of cutters in a rack along the mantleshelf. I lived on South Street just out of picture on the right hand side, 3 doors up from Garrets shoe shop.

My great-great-grandfather owned the barbers on the Crown Bridge many years ago. Does anyone know what it was called?