Woodbury Memories

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By 1951 this had become Joy's Bakery - the Joys were wonderful people, and the bread was 'to die for!'

As I recall, the 2nd house on the left was a sweet shop run by two old ladies. You were served over a half door, so you didn't need to enter the shop. I walked, with my elder brother, to this shop the day sugar rationing ended. I could not understand how we could get sweets without our ration books. I was afraid we would get arrested!