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West Midlands Living Memories

West Midlands Living Memories

The photo 'Wollaston, High Park Avenue c1960' appears in this book.

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Caption for Wollaston, High Park Avenue C1960: John Darby of High Park Farm operated a substantial milk delivery service, using a horse-drawn float. That finished when the farm closed, but the Darbys are still around - Graham Darby is currently licensee of The Gate Hangs Well on High Park Avenue. There is another High Park Farm too, just across the Staffordshire border.

An extract from West Midlands Living Memories.

Memories of Wollaston

My name George Conquest, I lived at 12a King Street before it was rebuilt. I used to play in Mary Stephens Park, and the swan pool, the 'rec', and the sand pit at the top of King Street where C&V coaches were based. I went to Wollaston school then on to Brook Street (now Woodlands). I have revisited the home (...Read full memory)

Lovely to find a photo of the road in which I lived as a young boy. I lived at the Fruit and Vegetable shop (owned by my Uncle Norman Evans) which stood on the corner of Cobden Street and Bridgnorth Road. It can be seen about halfway along the right-hand side of the photo titled Wollaston, (...Read full memory)

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