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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Historic maps of Aylesbury and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Hotel Manager

My father was also the manager of The Bulls head hotel in the 1950s, Mr Ronald F Williams. At that time Sophia Loren was staying and she joined us for tea as my mother is Italian also, they had a good long chat. I remember sitting with my corgi called Kim in that front bay window looking at the people passing by. How lovely ...Read full memory

Happy Childhood Days

My husband, Roger Watts, and his family lived in Castle St in the 1950's. The picture has a figure standing outside their front door (no.15) which could be his mother or older sister Linda. Can anybody shed some light on this ? The street was always free of cars with only the doctor, who lived a few doors away, owning ...Read full memory

A memory of Aylesbury by Lesley Watts

Family Picnics In 1950s

In the 1950s my family made regular summer trips to a scenic and elevated spot somewhere in the general area of Aylesbury for family picnics.  I have a few b&w snaps - one of which shows a road wide enough for two vehicles to pass comfortably, but with no paved footpath on either side.  There appears to be ...Read full memory

A memory of Aylesbury by Susan Coleman