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  1. Anyone remember the original Wordsworth Tavern?when was it knocked down and re-built?
  2. I know Dawns Surname was Smith and I think she was closely related to Roy I didnt know him personaly but knew of him.
  3. there was a girl called Dawn who lived at Andys for a while dont know if she was related or fostered.She was a year or two younger than Andy.
  4. that name rings a bell.Did she have a younger brother called Norman?
  5. Name of Horace Ratcliffes bungalow .Oh and his four daughters
  6. Could it be that Kenny Goodison only took eight paces from Fulmere cres to Wordsworth Ave (wiv dem long legs it couldnt av bin much more) just a thought
  7. Could it be eight feet wide? we were posher, between Chaucer Road and Knutton Crescent we had a gennell.
  8. I never knew they had a son,but then again I lived a very sheltered life.
  9. What waste of space are you on about? I remember Pete Norman went to the serving hatch every day for 5 Park Drive until one day he said no to him,Pete asked him why not? to which Joe replied "There,s ony thee that bleedin buys em so ave stopped gerrin em" so then he had to persuade Mark Atkinson to go halves with him for ten.
  10. I think her name was Sylvia or Sybil but not 100% sure
  11. Not that one, the one Ime on about is when the pensioners flats were been built and about six houses on Knutton cres had to be evacuated,this was a gas bottle that they just turned the tap on then lit, then they scarpered. they think its tough on the cross now? they ve never lived.
  12. I wonder if he remembers his and wriggos own version of the olympic flame on the field behind Bernard Atkins house?
  13. Ive worked out who you are, the only person who had a blue mini on Yew Lane was my next door neighbour. And you havent got a brother called Pete
  14. I lived 6 houses down from Pete Atkin, do you have a brother called Peter?
  15. Easy mistake to make cos Pete is about ten years or more younger than June I never Knew the dog flick but I do remember David giving Peter a pup which he called Ivan he had that dog for many years and he went all over the place with the kids on our estate everyone knew Ivan, brilliant dog.
  16. Peter was the youngest to Bernards first wife who died when Peter was five years old .He married his second wife Irene who had two kids of her own, Yvonne and Chris
  17. and he dropped a bit of a bollock by putting a gate in his back fence as a short cut to the Beagle, problem was it became a short cut for all us kids off Yew Lane:hihi: Debbie I was at Mansel with your sister Viv, she went to Colley and I went to Yewlands, last I heard from her back on Friends Reunited a few years back she was working for HSBC down south. Hope shes ok I dont think the car was dumped by Bernard as no-one in the house could drive at that time but yes many happy memories of that car
  18. older sister is called June living at Batemore I do believe ,shes still married to Mick Hague (lived on Dugdale I think
  19. No its Bernard Atkins(late dart player at the Beagle)son used to live on Yew Lane The one your thinking about lived on Knutton cres many years ago.
  20. Heres another bugger Steve just been told by Pete Atkin that Ray Beer died on Monday
  21. I remember Wally getting done for that didnt know his dad had shopped him. I was once talking to Wally in the bookies on Margetson a few years later His dad walked in and set about Wally, apparently the five pence pieces he had been betting with had come out of their gas meter.
  22. I went to Mansel junior school with Nigel Cawthorne he lived on Milnrow
  23. Does anyone know if they still have the garden parties at Yewlands school?
  24. I remember the mobile chippy,caravan wasnt it? quite nice food, dont remember the plumber though. best winter memory is the slide down the gennell all the kids on the estate must have gone on it like glass it was and I cant remember any grown up complaining about us . I bet the kids wouldnt be able to do it now.
  25. Do you remember going on a school fishing trip? You left your fish unattended in your keep net and when you went back someone had nicked some of your fish, Pete Taylor got blamed for it. Glad I didnt go .
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