Dad went to work pushing a cart with his supplies all over Portsmouth

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This smashing picture shows builder Charlie Brown giving his daughter Mandy and son Tim a ride in his cart about 1966.

Heather Trafford (née Brown), another of Charlie’s daughters, posted it on the Do You Remember... In Portsmouth Facebook page.

Fratton Park girlfriends in the 1950s

Fratton Park girlfriends in the 1950s

She says: ‘Every day he would load up the cart with his supplies and push it all over Portsmouth to his job sites.

‘The photo was taken outside our house, 6 Hellyer Road, Eastney – the one with the red and white shade, blowing in the doorway.’

And Heather’s mum Betty Hartfree (aka Lynn Brown) also gets a look-in in the second picture of a group of women at Fratton Park in the 1950s. She’s in the black coat right of centre.

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