Boston, Lincolnshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Allesley Park

It would be early 60's and we would all meet up at Allesley Hall, on one of those long summer evenings, to have a massive game of Hide and Seek ( Rally, rally 1,2,3!) We would be about 8 or 9 years old and most of us were from St. ...Read full memory

A memory of Coventry

Fishy Moores

I remember the strange triangular shaped building where my Mum and I used to walk down the back, down the cobbled road to Fishy Moores. We used to have to join the queue outside until the lady on the door called us in when there ...Read full memory


We moved into Earlsdon from Wales in 1965 and stayed with my aunty who lived in Belvedere Road. Such a big house with three floors and close to the Spencer Park tennis courts as I recall. The bus used to stop right outside the front ...Read full memory

A memory of Coventry by Shirley Jones