Memories of a childhood in the 1920s.

Oxhey Village Environment Group - (OVEG) History Sheet No. 3

Don and Letty Bennell (nee Simmonds).

  1. Saturday mornings were a great time.

We would wait outside Mr Watkins’ sweet shop in Villiers Road for Dr Doyle to come and pay his paper bill, he would always add to the bill another penny for each child present to buy sweets. This was quite a bonus since the going weekly rate for pocket money was 1d – known as the Saturday Penny.

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