Golden Oldies – recollections of Ventnor from the Mercury. Reminiscences of elderly residents from the Isle of Wight Mercury in the 1970s. Mentions: Tom Thomas’s pork butcher’s shop at 56 High Street, Drover’s Fruit Shop on the corner of Albert Street, Albert Booth’s confectionery and bakery on Church Street, Mr and Mrs Bishop’s confectionery and sweet shop on Trinity Road, Pound Lane slaughterhouse, Brown’s Bus, G K Nash, William (Bill) Turner. By Michael Freeman.
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