I remember this area when I was growing up, my Nan lived in the small block of flats behind the newsagent shop where my sister, brother and I would get sweets from. Behind the wall, in the centre of shot, is a parking area where we would play football and other ball games, just to the base of the flats in the picture was a (...Read full memory)
If you look closely at this photograph 3/4 of the way down on the left hand side just past the lady in the white coat there is an old women in a dark coat standing in front of a stall. This is my grandmother Charlotte Delieu. She was well known on the market and run a banana stall following the 2nd world war until the early seventies. Stalls on the market still carry the family name.
there used to be a lone policeman in the middle of the open market in 60's on Sunday's when the market was empty.
We used to go round and round him on our motorbikes for a joke. He used to tell us to "sod off you lot, go and tease somebody else! ". He was laughing cos we did it every Sunday on our runs out.
This (...Read full memory)
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