This 1992 book is a personal account of living in the Tenantry Down neighbourhood of Brighton in the1920s and 30s. Don Carter describes his childhood in the Hartington Road area of Brighton, where nearly all the roads are named after places in the Isle of Wight. Don can claim to be a true Brightonian, having been born and bred in the city. His boyhood territory was the vast, almost rural, valley of the cemeteries and the allotments of Tenantry Down.
Life for working people in Brighton was hard, and Don and his many brothers and sisters were raised by their father after the death of his mother in a time when the poor had no electricity, there was no NHS and people worked long hours just to make ends meet.
This book is currently out of print, but you can download a PDF of the original text of Just One of a Large Family by clicking here.
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