Wood Street only had a few houses and was a close community. There was a small
builder’s yard, then at no. 3 were the Jacksons, no. 5 ( after we left the Stimpsons’
son), 7 the Dobeys, 9 was Stowes, 11 was the Bishops / Cliftons, 13 Thornes, 15
Huxsmith (not sure). On the other side was James luxury car hire yard, (they had
their office next to Middletons the newsagents which was on the corner of Cathall
Road and the High Road and ran two Humber limos), no. 6 Shepperds, 8 Stimpsons, 10
Jacksons, 12 Dodds.