Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Dad

I was wondering if anyone had information around the year 1924 October? My Dad was born in Dunstable on October 7th 1924, but he and his parents and sister moved to Canada when my Dad was 3 years old. Any information/photos would be very much appreciated of that time. Thank you

A memory of Dunstable by Dawne White

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, till the age of 72, in the coffee shop on market days and also helping on the bar at other functions. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Dunstable by Robert Moon

Downside Est

I also lived in Sundown Avenue from 1944 until 1964 when I married. I remember the area before the Downside Est., was built. It was all farm land and very lovely it was too. I certainly remember this scene very well as I spent a lot of time either running to catch the bus or running home again - didn't seem to walk much then!! ...Read full memory

A memory of Dunstable by Brenda Smith