Andover, High Street 1950

Andover, High Street 1950

Neg. A49031

Memories of Andover

A Childhood Revisited

So many memories, where to start? I was born 1961 and grew up in The Crescent, just off Weyhill Road.......the rattling trains full of gravel making the house shake, the outside toilet (visits in the middle of the night ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Kim Burnett

King's Head

I think this must be the original building of the King's Head at 22 London Street. The sign to the right says "R.G. Cable Carpenter". Ralph G Cable was a carpenter and wheelwright at 20 London Street in the 1901 census. Charles ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by david.fisher26

Fond Memories

This photo is significant to me since I attended this school in the late 1930s/early 1940s. I was a member of Hanson House and played football on the sports field to the right of the pool. I rode a bicycle to school from Weyhill. ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Peter Kent

Childhood Yrs, Enham Alamein, 1940s

Hi to anyone still left that remembers my grandads bakery behind George Brights bicycle shop. he made the best doughnuts ever, my uncle ted and daisy ran the farm at the top of the hill known as 'Shanghai ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Terry Cleverley

This photo is available to buy in a range of sizes and styles, including framed and on canvas.

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