Memories of Aylesbury
My grandfather, Thomas John Powell, was sent to Aylesbury from South Eales to work at the end of the war until 1950. I would be interested to know what sort of work he might have done in Aylesbury and whether anyone has any recollections of him.
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
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
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