Andover, High Street 1950

Memories of Andover

My Time Near Andover

WE were married in July 1966. As I was stationed at Middle Wallop, after our honeymoon in London we caught the train to Andover and stayed for 2 nights at the White Hart (is that the name? Opposite the old bus station near ...Read full memory

The Old Swimming Pool

Does anyone else remember the open air swimming pool? We loved going there when we were kids. Kids today would have loved it. Such a shame they get rid of these sort of things, does anyone have any old photos of this?

A memory of Andover by Nicky Goodland

Footpath To Rooksberry Mill

We lived at Anton Mill House above Rooksberry Mill on the River Anton. My father kept cattle during the war in a field below the level crossing and I had to cycle after school to pump water for them in the field. ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by James Andrews

1940 1947

I moved to Andover in 1940 with my mum and sister, to live with my grandparents, my dad was all over the place in the RAF. My grandad owned a riding stable in Anton Road, towards the town. The side of the stable building had a huge ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Peter Carragher
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History

The ground floor frontage and canopy below E Reynolds Leather Warehouse sign would soon be ripped out to make way for a hard-edged modern shop front. In the 1980s, a 'period' canopy would appear beyond with some degree of success. Harvey's newsagent and sweetshop (beneath the lamp on the right) has now changed hands.

This is an excerpt from Andover Photographic Memories, by John MacDonald

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