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Living in Jesmond Dene

Kitty Brightwell’s memories of living in Jesmond Dene in the 1930s


Kitty Brightwell was born in Newcastle in 1922. Her father was a gardener in Jesmond Dene and in this recording Kitty recalls living in the Dene in the 1930s. It also includes her memories of serving as an ARP warden at the start of the second world war and the night a bomb fell on Matthew Bank.

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