As You Were - Aberdeen in the 1950's
by Mervyn Darby
“We were all born and raised somewhere and I encourage people to support their home town. This book about my childhood, growing up in Aberdeen, how I spent my time and my memories of events in the 1950s. I hope the reader get some enjoyment from the book as I have got in its writing.”
140 pages softcover
About the Author
Mervyn Darby as born in Orwell Hospital in Muswellbrook in 1942 to parents Mildred and Arthur. He grew up and lived in Aberdeen until the 1960s before moving to Sydney with older brother Colin.
Mervyn attended Aberdeen Public and Muswellbrook High schools. He started his career at the Aberdeen Abattoir before continuing on as a meat inspector at Homebush State Abbatoir and Planning, Research and Development within the poultry industry.
Mervyn is married to Marjorie with two children, Brett and Vanessa and two grandchildren, Liam and Maeve.