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Old 17-02-2013, 07:28 PM
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Hi Everyone,

must be getting old feeling nostaligic about the old place , my dad was from Radcliffe, anyone got any pictures of Radcliffe and the people there ?
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Old 17-02-2013, 08:09 PM
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Hi Dawson, welcome to the forum. Macca6706 has an album with Radcliffe Straughans in it:

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/ambl....php?albumid=8
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Old 19-02-2013, 08:22 PM
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My name is Adrian. I lived in Leslie Row, Radcliffe. There was a large family of Straughans living down our street. I remember George, who was about my age. (This seems to be a different George from the one in macca's picture.) I also remember Mary, David, Stan, Eleanor and Norman? who was the eldest. There was also a younger brother who, I think, we called Jonna. Is this your family?

bonfire 1950 small.jpg

(I hope this picture will enlarge when you click on it.)
This was a bonfire on the "Big Hill" early 1950s. I am in the middle of the front row, Far right of the front row is David Straughan.

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My 5th birthday party 1951. Mary Straughan is 3rd from left back row.
George Straughan is 2nd from left front row.

Radcliffe was a great place to live.
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Adrian. Mary was my nam. I front know enough about h
the Straughans. Yet almost everyone from Amble down knows a Straughan. I remember as a kid coming to Amble to see Eleanor and later David in1984, welcoming me in with open arms. I went on then to stay with "Jonna" Uncle John.
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