The Hart Lane Gang - a Memory of Luton.
i was born in 1947 in welbeck rd, but my parents moved to hart lane, when my family grew to 7 six boys and a girl, we did'nt have a lot but we got by all the kids round hart lane derwent rd and brooms rd, we used to play football on the school field, we used to get chased off it every now and then, we found the old air raid shelter that went under the school, growing up was no picnic we lived day to day and i spent most years in and out of hospital, so my schooling was always interupted so when i left old bedford rd the only test i passed was a blood test, the kids next door were the lincoln's and we used to go round to get the lister's and kilpatrics as well as harry empson who i met about 3yrs ago as harry came back from australia, and jack fortune used hang about with us, the town had started to lose all its characher when they knocked the old market and all the shops down to build the arndale, the old libery went and manchester st lost all its shops now whats left? i hope there is someone who remembers all this.
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