Andover, High Street 1950

Andover, High Street 1950

Neg. A49031

Memories of Andover

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

My Beginning

I returned to Andover in August 2010 and was as excited as the day we left in November 1956 when my family decided we were going to Australia. 54 years is a long time and I think that my wife was surprised at how much I remembered ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by John Abbess

Saturday Afternoon Shopping

I do remember Andover about this time. We lived in Tidworth at the time and my father had a car with petrol allowance as he was a Barrack officer. We went to Andover, mum, myself and him every Saturday afternon and ...Read full memory

Winchester Street Quaker Burial Ground

This picture brings back childhood memories of the 1940s. Behind the wall on the left was a Quaker burial ground, a small grassy area on which one was free to stand upon.Opposite the wall were thatched ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Terry Clary

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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