Huntingdon, Nuns Bridge 1901
Memories of Huntingdon
In 1961 my parents and I were one of the first families to move to the Oxmoor Estate from London. I attended the new building of St Peter's School on St Peter's Hill. At that time Huntingdon was a small town compared to what it is now. My parents were Joe & Rose Heywood and we lived at 13 Elm Close, the very first block of houses to be built.
I was born at 18 Primrose Lane in 1944. We then moved to Priory Road and then onto Brookside long before the ring road was built. I remember when The Grand cinema caught fire in the middle of the night and hearing the old air raid siren signalling the fire engines. The fun we had at the youth club in ...Read full memory
I worked in Huntingdon and this picture brings back so many fond memories, I left in 1958...
Mrs huntington lived in the house at the back of osmans where her husband and son worked, shn was my teacher at huntingdon county junior school early 1960s, I used to go to her house after school and walk her two poodles for some pocket money