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Elsie Hunter

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About 1928. My mother Elsie Hunter

Donald Hunter

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My father Donald Hunter 2nd from the right

Donald Hunter

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My father Donald Hunter 2nd from the right

Donald Hunter

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My father in about 1910

My Time at the Acacias

Howard Self - My time at the Acacias.pdf
Howard Self shares his memories of the Acacias school from 1959 - 1965, describing his teachers, their subjects and lessons; the school routine; the school building and its environs; trips to the swimming baths and beyond; and his contemporaries,…

My aunt and uncle about 1906

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Boys wore dresses until they were "breeched until they were about 4 years old.

Leonora Nelson - Mother and Father's Bike Ride & Rural Burnage

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Leonora's parents moved to Burnage from Ardwick, riding on bicycles down Burnage Lane; perhaps they saw the houses being built then? She also describes how Burnage remained on the edge of open country while she was growing up.

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Leonora Nelson - Moving to Briarfield Road

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Leonora describes her house being built in 1926: her father worked on the railways chose a house by Burnage railway station, registering for while it was being built.

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Leonora Nelson - Brayside Road - Gardens and Allotment

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Leonora describes the large allotment and adjoining garden at their house at Brayside Road.