The Train Girls
My maiden name was Sally Ellett. My married name is Sally Haddon. I was born 07.07.1937 and I went to Parkway School and then went to the Grammar School for girls in Hitchin. I lived at number 6, Parkway.
Our family went there after the house in Hackney had been bombed. My grandparents, an aunt, my mother and father and I were all living in the house with Mr Hughes, the tenant. Quite a squash! I think that Mr. Hughes liked my grandmother’s cooking and we all lived together until Mr Hughes moved away.
A group, calling themselves “The Train Girls” still meet up once a year. Gillian Smith, Susan Jones and Audrey Frater and I all enjoy our chats about life as it was in WGC during and just after the war years.
It would be good to have a small tea party for elderly ladies in the area.