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Tattum family

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Dad (Harold Tattum) with his sister Brenda.
Photo: Dr Keith Tattum
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Item #: 8549
Taken on the path of Nana Tattum's house 525, Atherton Road, Hindley Green, C1949. This was dad's first motorbike. It was ex War Dept and he bought it from Kings in Salford.Kings used to buy ex government stock and respray the bikes in Royal Enfield colours. Thirty years later I worked across the road from the site of the Kings showroom, in Salford Royal Hospital,

Comment by: Evelyn on 8th January 2009 at 22:24

Keith,
I believe I met Brenda at Hindley and Abram G.S.
Did she attend?

Comment by: Dr Keith Tattum on 10th January 2009 at 09:42

Yes she did. She she is now Brenda Smith and still lives in Hindley Green. Kindest regards, Keith

Comment by: Janet Crampton on 12th January 2009 at 16:05

Hi Evelyn, my name is Janet, I am Brendas oldest daughter, she also has another daughter and 5 grandchildren, 3 boys and 2 girls.

Comment by: William Tattum on 20th February 2009 at 15:40

I suppose it was my uncles enthusiasm for motorcycles that rubbed onto me. As a youngster he used to take me to Oulton Park for the Motor Cycle races,to see Bob Mcintyre and the likes and the bug bit. My father Norman wouldn't let me have a Motorcycle so I was 28 before I learned how to ride them with the Lancashire Police Traffic Department and I couldn't wait. Here I was getting paid for something that I really loved,and this opened up a whole new world to me.

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