Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

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Memories of Crickhowell

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 church where my parents were married in 1952. I love the town and try and visit as often as possible as I now live in Cardiff.

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 the windows? what it was used for I have no idea. it was just stone throw from Usk was ...Read full memory

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

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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

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