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Started by: erontquay (inactive)

As I said on the other Kitt Green 1908 thread my brother rented an allotment up there and it seems the name was Johnson who he rented it from.

Posted by Kitgreener
"Erontquay, as I recall there were 5 separate allotments (pens) directly behind our cottages on Glovers Place. The Johnsons at No 9 had the first. We were at No 11 and had the next. Harry Hill (Hill's Pet Shop) at No 12 had the next. The end one was rented by Bill Shuttleworth" (Newsagents/Toy Shop on City Road). The fifth one was between the first 4 and the farmers field and was rented by Jim Baxter at No 16. Jim bred rabbits and turkeys!

Replied: 22nd Nov 2015 at 14:00

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