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28 Northampton Street

History of 28 Northampton Street

Note from BS in 2022 who had lived at 27 Northampton Street.

Mrs Annie Williams at No 28 was my “child minder” during the war whilst my mother, Violet, worked at the butcher’s shop in Bridge Street – the women, as we know, taking over the men’s jobs to a large extent whilst they were away fighting. My father, Albert, was
“reserved occupation” as he worked at the Pye factory making radios for the forces.

Incidentally, no 28 did not have water laid on and had to be fetched from a tap at the bottom of the garden. 

1962 vacant


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