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park keeper camden street #438462
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does anyone remember the parky who looked after the swing park on camden street .i lived on marion street which faced the park. he was small he used to have a bike and wore a long coat . he used to send us out when he locked up,sometimes there were big holes in the fence so we walked back in when he went.but we showed respect,happy days.

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IN the 50s there was a man called Jack who had a long coat and I think a flat cap who used to lock up the swings just off Grange Rd and I think Camden St.
Vaguely remember each swing got chained to a post.

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thats him he did chain the swings up. didnt like us playing footy much if i remember right.thanks derek.

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also wonder are there any pictures of the swing park.

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there are new members on the site so has anyone got any pictures of the sings on camden street.


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