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grandad and grandma with garden prize
Photo: aitch
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Item #: 6251
this is a photo of a newspaper cutting of my grandad and grandma taken in 1956 showing them with the gardening prize for the best front and back garden. They had won it for 7 years in succession, they lived in Christopher street Higher Ince.

Comment by: John on 2nd June 2008 at 19:34

Aitch, Your grandparents must have lived in the houses where their back door was facing Christopher St and their front door overlooked the land behind the Town Hall towards the "Little Jungle"

Comment by: aitch on 2nd June 2008 at 21:03

sorry John the front door faced the street and the back door faced the wagon works

Comment by: John on 2nd June 2008 at 21:42

Aitch I know where you mean your later photo shows his vegetable patch backing onto the wagon works

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