This is from Bolton U3a member Mike France. Mike was born in Bolton but grew up in London, before returning in later life.
"My Dad's a30 reg no. 8410H (Middlesex) followed by two Standard eights.
UTE 570 (lancs) then UUU 502, bought new at Pride and Clark in sarf lunnon. (All 1950s)"
"My first car OOT 775. Renault 750 bought by my Dad at Dingwall auctions Croydon Lasted a week.....He was always getting conned.
Followed by a 1946 Morris series e. £3.10s. My friends helped me to take it apart then f*@# off and left me to it."
"Then a series of Austin seven tourers bought from students. Most I paid was a fiver. Favourite was red with black wings. Called Clytemnestra EYR 454. I passed my test 26/01/1965. So chuffed!!!! Happy days"