When i first started work down the Shipyards as an Apprentice Marine Fitter i was earning 16.25 pence per hour . £6.50 per week . out of that i gave my mother £2.00 per week and the rest was mine to squander how i liked. Beer was 10 pence per pint and ........
Pint of milk: 6p
Loaf of bread: : 9½p
Packet of cigarettes: 27p
Gallon of petrol: 33p
Ticket to Wembley Cup Final: : £2
oh to be young again on the wage i get now