Evacuation to Radlett

Living with Mr and Mrs Nutt

By James Kiley

1939 age 10 evacuated from Paddington to Radlett with mother and sister lived for short time with Mr and Mrs Nutt an imposing residence with large wrought iron gates in the avenue Mr Nutt had an orchard & experimented with misletoe growth he paid me 6d a week to help in gdn moved to Beech Ave large hse 3 other families  then to house called Holland Moor with underground air raid shelter finally given council house & joined by father Medburn school well disciplined good grounding in spelling, composition, poetry& religion but succeeded in turning me off football for life(another story) ps the Nutts had a chauffer car registration BRO 355 

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