Hi Chris, we lived in york st till 1952 .I rememberchris sealeaf wrote:Hi
The site of the present Strand Shopping centre was an area known as little America, because all the streets were named after states in America.
My grandparents lived in Vermont street during the war and when I was a child (born 1946) they lived in Delaware Street. My father was the manager of a grocery shop in Strand Road after he returned from the war.
My husbands family also came from this area.
Washington St, Vermont St, Delaware St. Nevada St, Jersey St, Carolina St, Florida St,
Eddy Lloyd wrote:Love it Peter Pells was a popular tailor shop for us young Mods also Burtons had a shop just down the block where I purchased my first Mod suit It was lincoln green in colour can you believe it . Strand Road continued over Stanley Road and was a busy shopping area. There were rows of streets off Strand Road going down towards The Derby Arms pub one of them being Virginia Street where my grandfather lived George Flynn was his name.
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