Cambridge St7 Comments
Photo: Margaret White
Item #: 6050
What was the name of the lady who owned the shop on the corner behind the little boy? It was always rumoured to be John Thaw's aunty, any truth in that?
The lady who owned the shop was named doris cant remeber her surname. She was john thaws aunt he used to vist her she originated from manchester a lovley lady
the shop ladies name was doris wickens, as said a lovely lady.
Near the top of Cambridge St in the war/40's was a small cloggers shop called "Polly Do Alls" We used to sit on a wooden form in stockinged feet whist she re-ironed our clogs,plugging the holes with matchstalks as she did so,
polly was married to tom lowery my uncle
Polly was known as "Polly-do-out" I used to take my dad's clogs there to be mended. She was fascinating to watch with nails pressed between her lips.
She could wield a hammer as good as any man! Memories!
polly do owt what a woman the name speaks for its self i lived just around the corner at number 7 bankes street the spelling is right bankes .she could do owt.