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Smiths Shop, Corner Gladstone Street And George Street - a Memory of Willington Quay.

Anyone remember this shop in Willington Quay?
My parents ran the shop before I was born in 1953 and I'm intrigued to know of any stories related to it....


A memory shared by s.whitworth101 on Jun 26th, 2015.
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Sat Mar 19th 2016, at 7:20 pm
patpippi commented:
this may be a little late but i used to work in the shop (if it is the one next to mickies pub in willington quay) when i was 16 and i am not 63. My Aunty Joan also worked in the shop for years and years when i was little. i dont know if they had the shop in 1953 though

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