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Houghton/Wooldridge

Postby Susanne » Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:02 am

Does anybody remember Dick Houghton who had a rag & bone shop behind the Haystack. He used his horse and carts to carry people from the station.
Granma Lou had a family from a previous marriage. Son Peter Houghton went to school there. Jim(Jack) Houghton was taught to read as an older child by Ms Trott. John Wooldridge and his parents lived in a flat by the Gwenn's private school. Betty Wooldridge, Lou Wooldridge, Flo Wooldridge all worked in the cafe's and fun fair.

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Re: Houghton/Wooldridge

Postby cat woman » Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:21 am

Hi Susanne. I remember your Granma Lou from the funfair, she used to work on the Helter Skelter as did my elder sister who must have been about 12 at the time. I used to get a free ride too and remember your Granma with fond memories. I never actually knew anything about her except she was a kind old dear. What ever happened to her?
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