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Washington House is to the left of the Cemetery. It is also called The White House!  White's Farmhouse was to the left. It had twelve bedrooms.
The terraced houses in Glebe Crescent have a lot of character. My husband's great grand parents, the Parnells, used to live here when they were first married.
It's raining!
Glebe Crescent
Washington House
The Glebe School
I attended the Glebe School, now the John F. Kennedy, from age 5 to 11. Miss Bell was my Infant Teacher and Miss Swaddle prepared me for Grammar School.
Model Dwellings
Molly Sutton had the Wool Shop, and Sid Dickinson had the Sweet Shop at the end of Model Dwellings. Every Friday my Dad gave me thre'pence to spend at Sid Dickinson's.
Nelson Street
I walked along Nelson Street every day, to and from the Glebe School for seven years. The bridge across the railway line was at the far end of the street.
The pathway under the trees is where the old railway line used to run. Boys used to jump off the bridge into the moving trucks. The terraced old people's homes to the left are the Gannies.
The Gannies
I lived all my life in The Terraces until I was married. I lived in number 15. My husband lived in number 21, which is the second house from the right. They were big houses with a lot of character until they were modernised.
The Terraces
The New Houses
Gainsborough Avenue
The Victoria Hotel
The road down The Dene
The Home Bank
Dame Margaret's Home
The New Houses are across the road from The Terraces.  It was always a pleasant housing estate to walk around. Gainsborough Avenue is where Bryan Ferry lived.
The Victoria Hotel, locally known as The Vic, is at the top end of The Terraces. It is an oustanding landmark. My dad used to go there for a pint before his Sunday dinner.
The Dene was all farm land. The Galleries Shopping Centre was built on top of it. It was a favourite walk for many of the locals. There was a huge sandpit down The Dene on the left-hand side.
This is the Home Bank from the Emmerson Terrace side. Home Bank is named after Dame Margaret's Home which lies behind the trees on the right. It was always a thrill to trudge through the fallen leaves in the Autumn as I walked home from school.
Dame Margaret's Home, built in the 1850's, is set in beautiful grounds. My Dad, Joe Hall,  worked there as a Mining Instructor for the NCB in the 1960's. Princess Margaret shook his hand when she visited.