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  1. Hi. I always thought that mr Ioson lived on Ridgehill avenue at side of school. Borgward Isabella,that brings back some memories,my uncle had one.
  2. I remember Wrights shop,i was a salesman for Mcvities cakes in early 70s and they were one of my customers,nice people.
  3. I left in 58 and went on to Hurlfield,i lived on Seagrave crescent a few houses below Bob Nutton.
  4. Hi. I remember Bob Lancaster and where he lived,Norman and Jack Warhurst also lived in the same terrace of houses,Jack was the well known road walker who was in the olympics.
  5. There is a Crawshaw Avenue and Crawshaw Grove on this estate.
  6. I remember using the cigarette machine outside browns on Gleadless avenue on way home from Hurlfield school.
  7. Furness chip shop on Hollinsend road is long gone,all the block of houses has gone and it is now a row of bungalows.
  8. Ron Sanderson was my cousin and he was a very good photographer,he died about 20 years ago.
  9. Rippon Brothers garage on Ellin Street was a Rolls Royce dealer in mid 60s.
  10. Many years ago when i was about 10 years old,in 1957 i had an uncle who was a van driver at gunstones and some days in school holidays i would go with him,delivering biscuits.In the early 70s i was a salesman for mcvities cakes and we were based at gunstones in dronfield.It is indeed still open today.
  11. I think this is the balcony entrance not foyer, which is at ground level.
  12. Lets hope we don't have to go through the motions.
  13. Yes i would agree with manor castle,which is 239 manor lane,the next house up manor lane is no113 so at some time must have been lots of houses on that side.