Memories of Helsby

Dear Ian, If my memory is correct it was about the above year that I baby sat for you while your mother and father went to Scotish Dancing. Bob who was studying at night school would sit and do his home work while I did knitting or read a book. On our last visit to the UK we saw your mother at (...Read full memory)

I too remember Miss Kinraid, Miss Williams, Miss Westwood also Mr Gibson & Harry Lamb. Always on a Monday, Miss Kinraid used to send me to the Westminster Bank opposite the Railway Inn & always at playtime to bank the children's dinner money.

When I attended the Church School Miss Kinraid was Headmistress. Miss Price and Miss Hattan were also teachers. My father Frederick Charles Clarke attended before me. My brother Frederick Charles and my sister Olive May also attended this school. When I went to see the school in 1983 I was disappointed to find it had been (...Read full memory)

I have vivid memories of the shops shown in the photograph. The shop on its own, on the right of the picture was Galley's Newsagents run by brothers Roy and Dennis Galley. Having said that Dennis' wife used to serve in the shop and was my favourite person as (I was 9 in 1960) if you smiled at (...Read full memory)

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