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I lived on the Manor Estate, Ravencarr Rd, through the 50's and early 60's, and I wondered if anyone knew the following tearaways from around that time, and what they're doing now? : Dave Mossman, John Day, Tony Wespy. all on Paulet Rd. Norman Elgie( Elgy?) also known as 'NoNo' on Darcy Close. Eddie Lister, Brian Jacobs, Jimmy White, on Fairfax Rd and John Connelly, Stanground Road.

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Originally posted by ALZYMER

I lived on the Manor Estate, Ravencarr Rd, through the 50's and early 60's, and I wondered if anyone knew the following tearaways from around that time, and what they're doing now? : Dave Mossman, John Day, Tony Wespy. all on Paulet Rd. Norman Elgie( Elgy?) also known as 'NoNo' on Darcy Close. Eddie Lister, Brian Jacobs, Jimmy White, on Fairfax Rd and John Connelly, Stanground Road.

 

I used to go on Paulet rd at that time. My sister lived at 109 the other end from Prince of Wales Rd. on ly name I knew was Derick Bonsall we used to knock about together.

Vera

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my mum and dad both came from 'the circle' area, Cavills and Camfields, there were quite a few of them, about the same time, dont know if you know the surname, just thought id chuck it in?

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Originally posted by sazaboo

my mum and dad both came from 'the circle' area, Cavills and Camfields, there were quite a few of them, about the same time, dont know if you know the surname, just thought id chuck it in?

 

Hi

There was a girl in my class at Pipworth RD School called Joan Cavill she had twin brothers .can't think of their names though.

Vera

I now remember the twins names who were Stan and Eric

never too late to remember

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I lived on Stonecliffe Rd 50's/60's. Unfortunately memories have faded & so have names but these I remember for many reasons: Wraggs, Noonans, Fosters, Graysons, Weeds, Pallister, Malones on Harborough Avenue. Palmer, Hotchkiss, Bainbridge, Betson, Drabble, Allen, Dolby, Beeby(?) Wilson, Toogood all around Ravencarr and Stonecliffe Road

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Originally posted by jackandclaud

I lived on Stonecliffe Rd 50's/60's. Unfortunately memories have faded & so have names but these I remember for many reasons: Wraggs, Noonans, Fosters, Graysons, Weeds, Pallister, Malones on Harborough Avenue. Palmer, Hotchkiss, Bainbridge, Betson, Drabble, Allen, Dolby, Beeby(?) Wilson, Toogood

 

Don't remember any of those names Jack. Guess like you said you need a good reason to remember some of them. Maybe like got into some mischief together with them or being in their gang etc

Vera.

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I think you're right there Vera, if you didn't get into any trouble or have somebody's mam coming to your door to complain, you didn't tend to socialise much. After all we weren't exactly part of the 'Cocktails before dinner crowd' on't Manor! By the way, does anyone remember that poor soul we all called 'Mad Harry'? He was around thirty years old I think, mentally retarded and walked with a limp. He was always up and down our street going to the shops on Prince of Wales Rd, usually with his poor old mam. I feel so ashamed, now I'm older, at the names we used to call him.

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Originally posted by jackandclaud

I lived on Stonecliffe Rd 50's/60's. Unfortunately memories have faded & so have names but these I remember for many reasons: Wraggs, Noonans, Fosters, Graysons, Weeds, Pallister, Malones on Harborough Avenue. Palmer, Hotchkiss, Bainbridge, Betson, Drabble, Allen, Dolby, Beeby(?) Wilson, Toogood all around Ravencarr and Stonecliffe Road

My name is among the ones from Harborough Avenue.Noonans just lived across, Graysons next door,Betty Foster(GRAY) at the end of the block, Weeds had the shop, Pallisters were the first to have the Grocery shop.I remember some of the others, one of the Dolbys is my Brother-in-Law.

I remember the Elbretts, Pheonixs,Furness,Craigs,Tarbuts and Mrs Malkin.I lived there from 1943 to 1964 then I moved to Gleadless Valley. Tommy Wilson died just last year, he was a nice bloke.

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My name is among the ones from Harborough Avenue.Noonans just lived across, Graysons next door,Betty Foster(GRAY) at the end of the block, Weeds had the shop, Pallisters were the first to have the Grocery shop.I remember some of the others, one of the Dolbys is my Brother-in-Law.

I remember the Elbretts, Pheonixs,Furness,Craigs,Tarbuts and Mrs Malkin.I lived there from 1943 to 1964 then I moved to Gleadless Valley. Tommy Wilson died just last year, he was a nice bloke

 

 

 

My mother was a Noonan (Maggie) number 122 Harborough Av if i remember right,her mum and dad were Ann and John and a load of brothers and sisters....

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Originally posted by lazarus

My name is among the ones from Harborough Avenue.Noonans just lived across, Graysons next door,Betty Foster(GRAY) at the end of the block, Weeds had the shop, Pallisters were the first to have the Grocery shop.I remember some of the others, one of the Dolbys is my Brother-in-Law.

I remember the Elbretts, Pheonixs,Furness,Craigs,Tarbuts and Mrs Malkin.I lived there from 1943 to 1964 then I moved to Gleadless Valley. Tommy Wilson died just last year, he was a nice bloke.

 

I only knew Geoff Tarbut??

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Remembered some more names of people living in houses bordering 'the field' on Harborough Avenue: Swift, Ward, Fenton, Cowlishaw, Hobson, Doherty and a lad we called Ronnie Onions but I can't remember his real name.

I was thinking about the various street traders who operated on the estate in the late 50's early 60's: Craig's ice cream with his trilby in his green and cream Fordson van (I think he had a blue and cream one too), B & C co-op mobile shops, the tripe man in his grey van who used to announce his presence with a hand bell, Fentimans soft drinks, A bloke (who may have been called Mr Fidler) selling fruit and veg from a horse and cart, some old lad who used to sell firewood from a horse and cart in the winter months. There were also two blokes who used to deliver horse manure in an ancient and smelly Dennis lorry. One was the brains, the other one carried the manure in an old dustbin on his back- he had a suspiciously well tanned back of the neck and forearms. The brains had a permanent 'pooh! wot a stink expression' and carried a loo brush for dispersing spillage from the carriers neck and shoulders! Anybody know any more?

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Originally posted by jackandclaud

Remembered some more names of people living in houses bordering 'the field' on Harborough Avenue: Swift, Ward, Fenton, Cowlishaw, Hobson, Doherty and a lad we called Ronnie Onions but I can't remember his real name.

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Fred Sykes was the coal man he always wore the black leather jacket on his chest when he went out.

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