John Oldale born 1930s
I used to do a paper round for Chettles to earn a bit of money. I spent a lot of time there and they took me under their wing.
Dennis was a keen gardener and he taught me how to garden. Their daughter Mary collected the money and I used to go with her.
My round started at Chettles, along Chapman Lane and down it, up Green Dragon Lane, down Blind Lane and on a Sunday we then did
Northern Woods up to the shop. I did it from 12 to 16 and I started my apprenticeship when I was 15 so I was doing the paper
round before I went to work.