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Millie Barraclough

A Mill Road Childhood

Click play to hear Mrs Barraclough’s memories of growing up in a family of eight children, living in a flat above a Mill Road shop in Romsey Town.

“You never had anything to call your own…”



Mrs Edie Webb (left) with her daughter Millie Barraclough outside their shop at 188 Mill Road, mid 1950s.


Mrs Barraclough tells the story of how she met her husband during the war, and why he was worth waiting for!


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