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Childhood Memories by Fred Foster

Fred's recollections from 1931 to 1950.

I've split the book up into sections, some are large. Select a section below to read some interesting tales.



 
Section 1
     Early years (part 1)
 
 
 
 
 
Section 2
     Early years (part 2)
 
Section 3
     Scotsman's Flash
     Curious Canines
 
Section 4
     Mitchell Street Chapel
     Childhood Fears and Nightmares
 
Section 5
     Schooldays at Highfield
 
Section 6
     Pictures on a Saturday Afternoon
     The Matches Incident
     Jump's Cottage
     Grandad's Pen
     The Second World War
 
Section 7
     Comic Paper Recollections
     Grandma Bradshaw's Shop in Hallgate
     The Bone Cutter Incident
     Visits to Yorkshire
 
Section 8
     Grandma Bradshaw's House
     Grandma Foster's House
 
Section 9
     Grammar School Days
     The British Restaurant
     Speight, Bully of the Fourth
     Teachers and their Idiosyncrasies
 
Section 10
     Wigan Fair
     Fruit and Vegetable Hawking
     The Pony Rose
 
Section 11
     Teenage Memories
 
Section 12
     Holidays in Blackpool
     Butlins at Pwllheli
 
 
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