Cheebs wrote:Lived in Crampton St from 1954 to 1971 at the pawn shop on the corner of Newington butts opposite the churchyard, drank at The Pineapple under draper ouse
Turners shoe shop was a deaf geezer, unwins was the paper shop, Mrs James (welsh) was the local milk an bread, Mrs nossick was habadashary opposite the Hampton court palace, safe as houses down clock place near the alms houses, went to Crampton primary in peacock st, my memories are of a safe an wonderful area that I am proud to have lived my early years, to this day people in Australia still reckon the elephant is an was a rough and tumble place, but it will always be my home in my heart, I will attempt to download some photos of my gaff, don't hold ya breadth
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