Memories of West Norwood

I lived in st.julians farm rd. In 1951.Went toHitherfield rd. School.Had a friend whose dad owned the butchers Maddiesons I think it was called.Moved away sometime in 1952 to live with .my mother. Mel

Just out of shot on the left is the turning for Hamilton Road, where my wife, Angela, and I both lived for many years. Some way down Hamilton on the right hand side just before the junction with Clive Road was a small row of shops, including my dad’s newsagents. Neighbouring shops included: Bennetts, the greengrocers, (...Read full memory)

I was 10 at the time this picture was taken and my friend Ann lived in the shop with the car outside. Originally it was a junk shop and later became a greengrocer's shop. Her grandfather and aunt had a very small grocery shop at the bottom of Hamilton Road.

Hanging about in the gypsy cafe and Lou's cafe and the Blue Mink.Oh must not forget the Tyrol.We must have been hungry

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