Old Bedford Etc

A Memory of Bedford

Born and bred in Bedford (1945) so many fond memories... The Granada cinema...I played at that venue many times with my band back in the 60's... I was born & lived in Cardington Road at the time and the fields and river were our main "playground" and seat of learning. Newnham swimming pool was our main (leisure) activity where many of us learnt to swim as a school activity, besides learning in the nearby river...!

A memory shared by Colin Crane , on Jan 8th, 2014.

Comments & feedback

Mon Feb 8th 2016, at 2:54 pm

paa183 commented:

hi colin you lived a few doors down from us in cardington road do you recall the Symonds family?

Sat Apr 16th 2016, at 2:01 pm

David Armstrong commented:

Do you remember a isolation Hospital off Barkers Lane ?, a number of corrugated and/or wooden type **cottage looking--army huts ? . (You could see a main Railway Line from the isolation Hospital) The DAY family lived in annex cottage of the isolation Hospital. Thank you for your time and patience. David.

Sat Apr 16th 2016, at 2:02 pm

David Armstrong commented:

Thanks Colin for your time and patience.

Sat Apr 16th 2016, at 2:03 pm

David Armstrong commented:

Colin please READ ***BEDFORD HAPPY CHILDHOOD MEMORIES. re Isolation Hospital off Barkers Lane ?.

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