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Greys Drapers - a Memory of Wingate.

Grandfather William Grey owned a number of shops in Wingate, Co. Durham one was at 47 North Road West, Wingate, it was a drapers shop. Grandfather died in 1962, his last remaining shop was closed by my mother Winnie England and made into a house. My family were once very prominant in Wingate, they consisted of the Greys, the Races and the Tarrens. In the 1800s Robert Tarren owned the Plough Inn in Hutton Henry. I would be very interested in any information about current family members.


A memory shared by Naomi Donbavand on Aug 31st, 2006.
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 Comments & Feedback

Mon May 15th 2017, at 6:29 pm
jsim100 commented:
Dad was Station Master 1952.Lovely happy times,

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