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|Visited: 13 August 2006 ~ 11:34||UK||UK|
|hi stephanie i just round the corner from you at longwick been here 5 years and commute to london every day what a task. i never lived in rosso but my dad still as family there he used to live on west end lane. my grandad harold snr worked at the pit but died a long time 1967 i think. dads sister doris still lives on west end lane married name is collinson. my dad said he didnt recall your dad. its been years since i was last in rosso visiting family. do you or anyne know my dads other brother harry.kind regards|
|STEPHANIE MCCANN (ESPIN)||LANGDON HILLS, ESSEX||ROSSINGTON|
|Visited: 13 August 2006 ~ 10:39||UK||UK|
|Hi Susan Kelsall,
We re almost neighbours, I live near the Triangle shops, Langdon Hills. Did you ever live in Rosso or was it just your Dad? My Dad, Albert or Sonny Espin was born in Edward Street so he may have known yours. Dad died in 2000, so we ll never know. I was born at 13, McConnel Crescent and later moved to Bankwood Estate prefabs. I think the ve all gone now. Dad worked at the pit top in the boiler house. On some Fridays he used to bring us kids a banana ice cream tub from the pit canteen, yummy, almost as good as the Spangles Shellie mentioned a while back! Regards to all Steph.|
|Visited: 13 August 2006 ~ 07:09||UK||UK|
|hi cyril i should of said he was from rossington. he moved to armthorpe in 1958 when he married my mum sheila.he is still fit and healthy must have been all that cycling he did. uncle harold died about 8 years ago of cancer but peter is still in rosso.my mums parents lived in paxon cresent joe and florrie rushby,and my mum is related to some clewes in armthorpe i will ring them today and ask them. i do remember the name tommy paynter but not the others.thanks for the replying i will get some info from my folks and let you know.|
|CYRIL HART||RICHMOND HILL ONTARIO||ROSSINGTON|
|Visited: 13 August 2006 ~ 04:48||CANADA||UK|
| Hello Susan Kelsall,
You said your dad was from Armthorpe, if so I can t help you, although I did know the Kelsall family who lived on Edward street in Rossington, as a matter of fact, Peter, Harold, & Norman all rode with the Rossington cycling club in the early 50s.
Since you lived in Armthorpe, did you ever hear of the Clewes family who lived 133 Beech Rd. as they are my relatives, or Tommy Paynter of Paxton cresc: I think,... also Johnny Beaumont, Jackie Potter, or Aiden Winfrow, or their offspring?
Elaine Smith,.........The only Bennett s around that part of Allenby Cresc; was Charlie Bennett & his Mum, alas Charlie was fatally injured in an underground accident at the mine.
I would like to think & hope this information is of some use to you two Ladies. ..Best wishes....Cyril Hart....
|Visited: 13 August 2006 ~ 00:42||UK||UK|
|Hi does anyone from Rossington remember a lady called Ivy Bennett she lived on Allenby cres i think it was number 14 thanks Elaine|
|Visited: 11 August 2006 ~ 18:07||UK||UK|
|hi ex pupil at armthorpe comp do you know my parents nornan and shelia my dad worked at armthorpe pit and my mum at swiming baths love your site if any one knows me or my folks let me know bye now|
|SHELLEY COTTEE||ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO||ROSSINGTON|
|Visited: 11 August 2006 ~ 16:05||CANADA||UK|
|Thank you Frank Thomas and Joyce Kay for your comments, Stephanie Espin my sister Elaine was friends with your cousin, there is 2-years difference in our ages. Beryl Roebuck sorry I don t remember you but did know your brother Anthony. One of my worst memories is sitting every night in the kitchen while my mother put rags in my hair....these rags we made from my Dad s old p.js. I would sit for ages while they were wound round my head and when done they just stuck out.....I had to sleep in them and as much as I tried to make them stay down they just popped back up as if like magic......I had to sleep with my face down on the pillow....in the morning the rags would come out and I would have ringlets...... also my mother had this thing about bows in my hair, every day a different colour, I am sure glad those days are over.....I don t think my mother ever had rags in her hair as she would have known the pain I went through, I hated them so much. I also remember Syrup of figs, liquifruta and worst of all the dreaded Scotts Emulsion... I had to have a sweetie after swallowing that stuff...it was so awful, the best thing was cod-liver-oil and malt.....that was just like heaven I could eat spoonfuls of that. I loved Spangles and would suck them till there was a hole in the middle, also newberry fruits I would carfully each the jelly till all that was left was the little ball of juice.....I don t think they make them anymore but what I would give to have a spangle again, infact I can just taste them now......oh what memories we all have tucked away in our little boxes, coming to light once again through the Villager....Thanks Scott for all your time and effort to make this a little gem in cyber-space......regards Shelley|
|JOYCE KAY||STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK||ROSSINGTON|
|Visited: 10 August 2006 ~ 22:01||UK||UK|
|Hi again Frank - you were busy writing your message as I was doing mine so I didn t see your answers to my questions before my last two entries. You mentioned a few more names I remember Paddy Lawrence and Glyn Lewis and the Dutton brothers. Thanks for the info re Marjorie Little. I think my brother Michael was only 14 or 15 when he went to Shotley as a boy then went from Shotley to Plymouth as his base and then to Portsmouth We had a cousin Philip Moss who was also in the Navy and Mike met him at one stage - but I don t know whether that was in Plymouth or Portsmouth. Ships that passed ! I think Philip became a policeman when he came out of the Navy - much earlier than Mike if so. There was Jack Sowerby who went into the Navy didn t he - now in Australia I think as way way back I believe he made an entry. I can t recall anyone else I knew who went into the Navy. Thanks for answering my questions. For now night. Joyce.
|Visited: 10 August 2006 ~ 21:32||UK||UK|
|Hi Frank, I have just looked and the photo I mentioned in my previous entry is on Page 54 of the Gallery along with a photo of my Dad and my husband other photos on Page 53. (April 2005) Just in case you are interested !!! night. Joyce.|
|JOYCE KAY||STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK||ROSSINGTON|
|Visited: 10 August 2006 ~ 21:14||UK||UK|
|Hi Frank and Cyril, We seem to have started a dredging up of memories again. Good. Yes I remember Dr.Kane and that lovely dog. (I am a dog lover even though I no longer have one) Re the post office in my day the post office was actually on the left hand side, in Munson s shop, and it was later on that it became separate and was round the corner. Audrey Frost worked in the post office when it was in the shop (lived next door to us in Holmes Carr Road) - she now lives up in Scotland, but unfortunately is in a nursing home, not being too well. I remember too Aldersley s shop but from that I remember the ice fruit cones - remembered as much tastier than todays iced lollies !! You could have a whole one for a penny or if pocket money was nearly gone then a half for a ha penny !! May Bonser of Bonser s shop and I were friends - we were both in Miss Millbourn s dancing troup and did a turn where I dressed as the male and she as the female. I think somewhere amongst the photo gallery there is one of May and I together - I will look and if not I will post one soon. Yes I remember Cooke s paper shop and Sherburn s shoe shop. The Salvation Army used to do an open air meeting just by there. I don t know if Cooke s had the fish and chip shop in that row - but Betteridges had the one near the Methodist Chapel. My brother in his recent visit to the village took some photos of the shops but it looked as though many of them were boarded up or is that because he was probably there on the Sunday ? Do you remember Piper s Bazaar and Calows shoe shop ? Once started we could go on and on couldn t we but it would be nice to know what has happened over the years to these folk we are now remembering.
Thanks SHELLEY for calling us one big family It really is great to think of us all that way popping in to the Villager to have a chat or just to catch up on memories being shared. All the best to everyone. Take care. Joyce
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