As part of the West Quarter work we collected the Oral Histories of those with family connections to the area
You can share in the oral histories here:-
Emily Ward opened the J. Ward & Son fresh fish shop in 1955 when the area was rebuilt after their original shop at 98 South Street was lost in the May 1942 Blitz.
And these written transcripts from interviews taken back in 2000 from people who remembered living in the Quarter before it was cleared ...
See the rest of the Celebrating South Street project HERE including the wonderful Exhibition Event finale
The West Quarter Squilometre rolls on now to a celebration of Preston Street and Rack Street. Do you have stories to share too? ...
Image to the left - the McGrath family, Folletts Buildings