Corby, St Brendan's Church c.1965

Corby, St Brendan's Church c.1965

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Memories of Corby, St Brendan's Church c1965

St Brendan's Church

This is the Church that Father Daniel Cronin worked long and hard to have built. From being very young, I can remember the fund raising that went on to build a new Catholic Church to serve the ever growing numbers arriving in Corby. We first used Wood newton School to hold Services there. Then when St Brendan's School was built, they held Mass in the School Hall. My brother and sister both attended the School. I was at the Grammar School then. We also used the School for Confessions. Like any Catholic child I was brought up to attend Confession and take Communion regularly.In my innocence [or just sheer stupidity] I honestly thought that the Priest behind the Panels had no idea who I was- until one time Father ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Moira Jones

Memories of Corby

Is That My Dad's Car?

This is Corby Town Centre as I will always remember it. Long before the pedestrianization of Corporation Street, and long before a new building on Market Square obliterated the social heartland of the town! This was a town centre that was alive, moving, vibrant. As I look at this picture, there are many memories that come ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Kenneth Kerr

I Was Nearly Killed Here!

Greetings from Canada! O how this picture brings back memories. I was raised on nearby Argyll Street in the late 50's and 60's, and the area shown in this picture encompasses virtually all of my childhood... But also within this picture is the location of an incident that nearly ended my very young life in or around ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Kenneth Kerr

Stocks Lane

My family and I lived in Stocks Lane, Drury's Garage was next to us at the top on the corner. The house we lived in still looks exactly the same today as it did so many years ago. Sadly Drury's house, which is shown in the picture, is in a dreadful state and new flats are in place of the garage. My friend lived above the shop John ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby

St Brendan's Church

This is the Church that Father Daniel Cronin worked long and hard to have built. From being very young, I can remember the fund raising that went on to build a new Catholic Church to serve the ever growing numbers arriving in Corby. We first used Wood newton School to hold Services there. Then when St Brendan's School was built, they held Mass in the School Hall. My brother and sister both attended the School. I was at the Grammar School then. We also used the School for Confessions. Like any Catholic child I was brought up to attend Confession and take Communion regularly.In my innocence [or just sheer stupidity] I honestly thought that the Priest behind the Panels had no idea who I was- until one time Father ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Moira Jones

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