When monkeys were kept as pets: in a garage, in South Park and in a Boyes store

“IT seems incredible to me in this day and age but, in the early 1960s, when I was a small child, we lived in Scarborough where Boyes has a large department store and on the second or third floor, in the haberdashery department, all along one wall there were large cages which were occupied by monkeys!” says Simon Weatherill, who now lives in Northallerton, and saw last week’s appeal for monkey-related stories.
Source: Local News from the Northern Echo

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