Can anyone help trace chip shop?

Hastings Observer letters
Hastings Observer letters

From: Maureen Wood, Email: woodmme@shaw.ca, Phone: 403 980 5555

My siblings and I reside in Western Canada, but our roots began in 1935 in Hastings.

Our London born parents met in 1935 in Hastings. They eventually both ended up in a fish and chip shop which did have mirrors on the wall. Our Dad was flirting using the reflections in the mirrors – and this began our existence.

In 1939 our parents moved to Western Canada and in 1957 my mum and I returned to England for a visit. During this visit mum took me to Hastings and showed me the fish and chip shop, with the mirrors on the walls.

Our parents have since passed and my siblings and I have booked a trip to England in September 2017.

Needless to say we want to visit THE fish and chip shop. I do recall going there with Mum and do know we took the train from London to Hastings for the day visit.

Would any of your readers be able to help me? Does anyone recall a 1957 fish and chip shop, that had mirrors on the walls?

From my recollections, this shop was on a twisty, curved street and not on the seafront.

I am hopeful that your newspaper would be able to publish this request and that some senior citizens would be able to provide me with a name and location of the fish and chip shop where our parents met, back in 1935.

Thank you for your consideration and help with this, I am sure, unusual request from Canada.

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