Sw19 - a Memory of Wimbledon.
I lived in 'New Wimbldon' from age 2 to 27 with a break of five years in the military. We started out in Ridley Road, then to Kohat Road near Plough Lane and then I returned to Worple Road and Denmark Hill. St Mary's in Russell Road run by Miss Bryant was my school. I won the Just William contest at the Gaumont when we had four cinemas in the town. A keen supporter of the Dons I loved the speedway with local heroes, Ronnie Moore and Barry Briggs, There was marvellous toyshop in the Broadway along which the trams ceased to run in 1948. Changed somewhat now.
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