Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Orange Rolling

Orange rolling, Good Friday afternoon up the 'orange pit'. There used to be crowds of people all chasing little oranges down the hill. Never quite sure what you did if you caught one, I'm sure it wouldn't have been fit to eat! ...Read full memory

A memory of Dunstable by Merv Thomas

My Granparents

What a wonderful building this was. My grandfather had an indoor market stall on a Wednesday and Saturday, he was known as the coin man of the Queensway Market. My grandmother worked here up to her retirement and beyond, ...Read full memory

A memory of Dunstable by Robert Moon

Remembering My Aunt And Uncle Nellie And Nobby Clarke

I have fond memories of Dunstable from when I was 9 years old, going to the market on a Friday with my mum and Aunt Nellie. The market was held to the right of the picture.