Aldborough, The Village c.1955

Neg. A278007

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Caption for Aldborough, the Village c1955

Fine 'Norfolk Red' brick-and-flint work is evident on all the buildings. The postman (centre) has probably purchased some parts from Fisher's, who sell all the top brands of bicycles - not that the GPO buy top-of-the-range transport for their rural postmen! The shop is advertising brands which are no longer in existence apart from Raleigh. The Black Boys has been a popular inn for over 100 years; behind its signpost is a fine Zephyr, one of Ford's first vehicles with independent front suspension and column gear-change.

Memories of Aldborough

Aldborough The Green

I lived here as a teenager betweern1998 - 2000, an amazing place. I haven't been back yet but will do at some time in the future. Aldborough holds a lot of special memories for me, the people are charming and the village even more charming.

A memory of Aldborough by Matt Wilcox

The Issacs Family

Does anyone remember Juliette Issacs? I am trying to find her, we lost touch in 1986. I remember she lived here and I used to visit often. She had 3 brothers, one called Simon, and her dad was called John. I would appreciate any info.

Charles Earl Lime Kiln

My great-grandfather owned the Lime Kiln in the village of Aldborough. When my grandfather Charles Earl was a young man he decided to leave the village with a friend and cycle to London to seek his fortune. They arrived in Pinner where my grandfather met his future wife (she was landlady of a pub). He went to work on ...Read full memory

A memory of Aldborough by Susan Draper

My First School Alby Hill 1944

My mother and her mother were born in my great-grandparents' cottage at Hanworth Common. Richard and Blanche Craske they were. Well dear old Richard was really my step great grandad. The true one was Charles Pitcher but he died in 1894. I've traced the maternal male line back to Abraham Pitcher, born in 1791 ...Read full memory

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