My First Car: First Ford was pride of Anglia
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Steve Hobley spent many hours maintaining his late father's Ford Anglia for happy family outings.
I bought my 1960 Ford Anglia 105E in 1969 from my mum for £100 – it took me two years to pay it off.
It had originally belonged by my dad who died in 1967 when I was 14. He had bought it from Cambridgeshire Motors in Elm Road, Wisbech, where he had worked. He then went self-employed as a mechanic.
He had a pit which I used to go down at weekends to do it up after he had died and spent many hours maintaining it. Many a happy hour was spent with family going to Clacton, Norwich, King's Lynn and Hunstanton in this car.
I sold it for £500 but wished I had kept the number plate.
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