Sylvia tells us what it was like growing up in Hull with her family and friends, and the fun they would have despite not having much – except one toy from the ‘Dolls’ Hospital’


Sylvia tells us about romance and how she pieced together the facts of life after meeting her husband, with help from the older women at work. She also tells us about her wedding day, complete with a £3 second hand wedding dress and ham salad reception


Sylvia tells us about her ambitions as a young girl. Her dream job might surprise you…


Sylvia tells us about the tragedy that befell her family when her siblings were evacuated during the war. She also describes the scene walking through town one morning after an infamous blitz in the city centre