Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

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Memories of Crickhowell

Grocer

My great-great-grandfather was the grocer in High Street in 1841.

Church Weekend

there used to be i believe old house in Crickhowell it was refurbished to meeting place the men breakfast weekend was used and then ladies breakfast weekend was held there. it certainly was old house it still had bars on ...Read full memory

A memory of Crickhowell

My Home Town

I was born on New Road, Crickhowell in the year of your photograph of 1931 and I love the town. I left there in the late 1930s, only to return in 1949, leaving in 1955, but I return each year to visit old places and tend the ...Read full memory

My Young Days At Crickhowell

I was born in the War Memorial Hospital in 1954 my mother and father lived at 35 Ffynnonau, my father was born at Crickhowell on New Road. We visit every August and visit our grandparents' grave in St Edmund's ...Read full memory

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History

The monument in Market Square is inscribed: 'In memory of Henry John Lucas M D. Born July 3rd 1804 Died December 29th 1873'. To the right, Williams & Wilde's baker's shop is next door to the awnings of Isaacs the greengrocer's.

This is an excerpt from Around Alton Photographic Memories, by Tony Cross/Jane Hurst/Martin Morris