Whitton Was A Lovely Place To Live Between 1969 1885 - a Memory of Whitton.

I lived above Mr Gilbert's the Wet fish Shop in December 1969, when my daughter was born in February 1970 I used to buy lots of bits from the Donkey Shop, also there was a lovely Baby Shop, Clark's Shoe Shop, Toy Shop & a Cycle Shop. On the bridge was a lovely Wool Shop. We also had Woolworths, then it turned into a Tesco we had Barrats Shoes and Jonquil Bakery was where you got beautiful bread and cakes.
The Ark Pet Shop was in Nelson Road, it then turned into an Estate Agents, I think.
Whitton was a lovely place to live. Strathen Avenue was where Shirley Valentine was filmed, the first part where her and new husband brought a house.


A memory shared by Ann Overton on Jun 24th, 2014.
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 Comments & Feedback

Wed Apr 11th 2018, at 12:45 pm
mark.allen8 commented:
My Mum still lives next door to your old house in Percy Road. :-)
Thu Nov 30th 2017, at 9:15 pm
lisa_kennedy17 commented:
My Uncle Roy and Auntie Jenny used to own the Donkey Shop, and I worked in both Jonquils as a teenager in 1980ish

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