Our contributor has submitted his recollections of growing up on the Mile Cross estate and to describe how it affected his life. The period covered extends from about 1927 or 1928 to1950 with a gap between 1942 and 1947 for Army service.
Mile Cross Residents
The contributor was born in 1943 and came to Norwich on her marriage in 1979. She is now retired and lives in Mile Cross and recalls the changes in shops and facilities over the years. She worked in a laundry and in a clothing manufacturer in Norwich. Her late husband worked for the Electricity Board.
The contributor spent much of her life in the Mile Cross area, including working at the Silk Works and the Laundry. After retirement she took in language students.