1952 - The Year
visit to UK
Mum & Dad
purchased 41 St Pauls Close on a 99 year
lease. (Semi-detached) Very common in those
days. Previously they had lived in Conway
Place. My sister, Gladys, & I were born in
Click here to view portrait
photos taken in 1945? My brother,
Bob, sister, Gladys
cousin, Billy Hughes.
In 1947 -
Mum & Dad
organised for a photographer to take photos at home.
here to see the photos
Their very good friends, Marge & Les cooper were invited to
I love the story
about the baby grand piano being delivered.
I will ask Muriel
to tell this tale. The front window had to
be removed to get it in.
Once in the lounge
room any visitors needed to put their knees
under it to sit down.
here to see
photographs taken before we emigrated in
Below: Photos taken in 1999.
Mum, Dad & I went to UK for Marjorie & Les
Cooper's 50th wedding anniversary.
here for pictures
taken in 1947 which include Marjorie & Les
Click here for more photos of Marjorie &