A Londonderry Christmas in December 1976

A word with Santa...and a promise.'A cute little inquisitive smile from three year old Denise Lynch when she and her brother Graham (4) went to see and receive presents from Santa Claus at the City Photos Studio, Shipquay Street, Londonderry. One of Denise's questions was if Santa could make the trip on Christmas Day "all the way to Newbuildings," where she lives. "Well, you just give me your address," said Santa. "216 Primity Crescent" came the reply, and Santa said: "If you and Graham go to bed early on Christmas Eve I will leave you both all the toys and games that you have asked for."
A word with Santa...and a promise.'A cute little inquisitive smile from three year old Denise Lynch when she and her brother Graham (4) went to see and receive presents from Santa Claus at the City Photos Studio, Shipquay Street, Londonderry. One of Denise's questions was if Santa could make the trip on Christmas Day "all the way to Newbuildings," where she lives. "Well, you just give me your address," said Santa. "216 Primity Crescent" came the reply, and Santa said: "If you and Graham go to bed early on Christmas Eve I will leave you both all the toys and games that you have asked for."

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Three year old Denise Lynch and her brother Graham (4) went to see and receive presents from Santa Claus at the City Photos Studio, Shipquay Street, Londonderry.

A word with Santa...and a promise.'A cute little inquisitive smile from three year old Denise Lynch when she and her brother Graham (4) went to see and receive presents from Santa Claus at the City Photos Studio, Shipquay Street, Londonderry. One of Denise's questions was if Santa could make the trip on Christmas Day "all the way to Newbuildings," where she lives. "Well, you just give me your address," said Santa. "216 Primity Crescent" came the reply, and Santa said: "If you and Graham go to bed early on Christmas Eve I will leave you both all the toys and games that you have asked for."

A word with Santa...and a promise.'A cute little inquisitive smile from three year old Denise Lynch when she and her brother Graham (4) went to see and receive presents from Santa Claus at the City Photos Studio, Shipquay Street, Londonderry. One of Denise's questions was if Santa could make the trip on Christmas Day "all the way to Newbuildings," where she lives. "Well, you just give me your address," said Santa. "216 Primity Crescent" came the reply, and Santa said: "If you and Graham go to bed early on Christmas Eve I will leave you both all the toys and games that you have asked for."

One of Denise’s questions was if Santa could make the trip on Christmas Day “all the way to Newbuildings,” where she lives. “Well, you just give me your address,” said Santa. “216 Primity Crescent” came the reply, and Santa said: “If you and Graham go to bed early on Christmas Eve I will leave you both all the toys and games that you have asked for.”

Bottom: Christmas gifts: Some of the children who were presented with Christmas gifts by Santa Claus at the party held in the Rialto Cinema, Londonderry, organised by the employees from Hutchinson Yarns Limited, Maydown.

Christmas gifts: Some of the children who were presented with Christmas gifts by Santa Claus at the party held in the Rialto Cinema, Londonderry, organised by the employees from Hutchinson Yarns Limited, Maydown, in 1979.

Christmas gifts: Some of the children who were presented with Christmas gifts by Santa Claus at the party held in the Rialto Cinema, Londonderry, organised by the employees from Hutchinson Yarns Limited, Maydown, in 1979.