Aylesbury, Cambridge Street c.1955

Neg. A84041

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In this photograph we head north-east out of Market Square along Cambridge Street, once known as Bakers Lane, a road that haas seen much change since the 1950s. The Barley Corn pub survives, albeit now (in 2000) archly renamed the Farmyard and Firkin; the shop with the crested fascia, a pork butchers in the 1970s, is now (in 2000) The Bacon Shop, but the Old Harrow Inn has gone.

Book of Aylesbury Photographic Memories

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Memories of Aylesbury

School Hoildays

The days when you could let your children out to play and not worry. We used to sneak up in the hole in the fence to play in the big oak tree that sits above the shelter. It was our camp and was called the Five Oaks. We took food and drink, pinned pictures on the tree it was great We used to spy on Old Mr George Woodford ...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

32 Whitehall Street

I am looking to find someone who remembers the years 1941-1945 during WW2, in particular the family who lived at No.32, Whitehall Street/linked to Ripon Street. The families names were; Alice & Will Barnes, they had 3 children, Fred, Bert and Ina. Owing to the War my family were evacuated to Aylesbury from 1941 (approx) ...Read full memory

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