Uxbridge 40s 50sand 60s

A Memory of Uxbridge.

I used to get off the bus in Windsor Street down by the post office. When I was young there was an optician on the left hand side. I can remember staggering out of there, when I was about six years old. They had enlarged my pupils and I could only see a blur.
In the fifties I used to cross the road pass the pub and there was a jeweler with lovely goodies in the window which I used to admire.
In the fourties, fifties and sixties my mum used to work in Suters in the china department. Someone else remarked about their payment system. I believe it was called a Lampson Service. One put the money and bill in the bullet, stuffed it into the tube,it went to the accounts section and change came rocketing back. Very exciting to someone who was young. In Suters shoe department there was a machine that could show pictures of your feet. I guess it was Xray so totally unusable today for medical reasons.

In the sixties, like another person who left a message,my girlfriend and I used to go to Manettas. It was quite an event and we looked forward to seeing what was new each Saturday. On a Sunday we wore it to Burtons and danced to Bill Bennets band. Great !

I live in California now and how I miss my simple life in my youth.

Coral Moon

A memory of Uxbridge

Added 12 September 2014


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