Percy Bates was the Blacksmith, who lived at No. 11 Camp Street Dave, and rented a portion of the yard of Bill Price in North Street.
Your father was Derek Hood wasn’t he Dave you were born a few doors down from Danny Cohen a friend of my fathers. Nice block of houses those I recall on the North side of Camp Street.
Yes you are correct the original site of the North Road Club was on the five ways at the bottom of North Road.
Below the old cellar head.