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  1. irishill

    Armstead Road, Beighton

    stallards shop was at the bottom of orchard lane I think he was a police man mum used to get my shoes from there I hated them they were cheap tho so had to make do in winter I wore my brothers boots and used to like to walk in snow till it stuck on bottom till I was a little bit taller till it fell of our feet had to be a certain size so then we got extra coupons for better shoes when mine was measured by my school teacher always tried to edge away from wall a bit but it never worked
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    yes his name was jack glover just remembered can you remember Audrey the hairdressers just at the end of our yard the cobb family lived at the back of it
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    i don't know glovers first name was too young had to call him Mr but he was a nice man mum sent me for a cardboard box he gave me one and there was a few broken biscuits in mum says I went in a few days later and asked for an empty box with something in it we were always hungry in those rationing days
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    no shops on Armstead only glovers bottom left looking up Armstead and forgot name of one on the right but will come to me I think but all the shops near club have changed even club itself all spare ground gone used to love going on fair and jumping across ochre I left beighton 1946 but had a run down last year for old times sake all he woods have gone now Chrystal peaks there now I liked it better when I was young
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    can't remember any barber shop on Armstead road are you sure about that or maybe it was after I left beighton mum didn't like dad down pit and didn't want my brother to go down so we came to Sheffield we made an exchange with a couple on townhead street he only had one arm don't know what happened so mum and dad lived in a flat over kennings garage it was a nice place and dad worked for kennings
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    Growing up in Beighton

    there must be some old friends left in Southall that must remember our family it would be nice to here from one of them or has everyone left Jean Thacker Mavis Shepard all friends of mine from west street looks Like not many people write on his forum where are all of you
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    Growing up in Beighton

    i think there was a Doreen lambert when I lived at Southall is she still around or am I the only oldun left like I say my name was Mallon I was a right tom boy climbing on swings and jumping river climbing trees you name it I did it I had a brother worked at wagon works a short time called Eric and a younger brother Gerald they went to Australia 50 year ago Eric died about five year ago heart attack
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    Growing up in Beighton

    how about june Thomas she was a good friend of mine lovely girl lived on Allen road she was a good friend around 1946just before we left for Sheffield iris Mallon hope you remember me I lived on Armstead road number 5
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    Anyone on here from Woodhouse?

    does anyone know of William Dickenson from Hooley road he was about two and half when he fell into static water tank I got him out I was eleven I often wonder how he going on I was told he had a shop in the square but never knew if true
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    Beighton Infant school

    I went to beighton school same time as your mum what was her name my teacher was miss bowler faiths with blonde hair
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    Beighton Infant school

    i went to Brighton school 1938 iris Mallon what was your mother called
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    there wa a stallards shoe shop at the end of west street near Allen road and Handcock's chippy across other side backing on to the dyke my friend Joan gibbons lived at number 1drake house lane where is she now I wonder
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    Anyone from Shiregreen or near?

    my brother was called Eric he married Freda Shimwell from Norfolk bridge Sheffield and there is a Shimwell Eric and pam at shiregreen but he died long time ago
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    Armstead Road, Beighton

    glovers shop on left bottom net was old man and his daughter they were called gaigen if spelt right then us Mallon family then 2reall elderley sisters then Jones family daughter called Anne over net yard was a family called darkers over other side of road was a family called love Tommy love was a friend when I was about 10i left Brighton when I was 12
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