Memories of Leicester

Thomas Pritchard Chief Constable Circa 1780s

My wife Merlyn's great, great, grandfather, Thomas Pritchard, held the position of Chief Constable in Hereford during the 1770's to 1790's. He had seven sons, and the youngest, Thomas, born in ...Read full memory

Corts Ltd Of Cheapside

I've put "1948" as the date as that's about the earliest I remember Corts Ltd, on the corner of Cheapside and Silver Street in this photo. The ironmongers and builders merchants business (formerly Cort & Paul until ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by John Ling

Lancaster Boys

i had to walk over vicky park to school for four years 54-58 , i remember the cafe opening a crowd of us used to go there on sunday mornings. all of whom ive lost touch when i joined the royal marines in 1960 if you know me contact me

A memory of Leicester by Scott Brown

De Montfort Rocked

Good to see DeMontfort Hall as it used to be. It was a great venue to see bands there. Once the small blues clubs had ran their course bands needed larger venues to ply their trade, De Montfort was one of the first, I saw ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Mick Austin

Christmas School Choir

I remember singing in the Spencefield Lane Secondary Modern School choir at the De-Montfort Hall, it was lovely with all the area schools in their uniforms. Janice Goding (Thurnby Lodge Est, now Texas).

A memory of Leicester by Janice Goding

Happy Days

I met my wife Pamela there in Oct 1958 at a Dance, we now live in Western Australia where we have been for the last 41 years.

A memory of Leicester by John Dunkley

End Of War

I used to live in Cheapside, in about 1945.

A memory of Leicester by Len Stokes

School Dance Display

The Wyggeston Girls Grammar School put on a Dance display for Parents. I remember my mum & younger sister coming to watch and my friend and I took them to a local espresso bar afterwards. I also recall a visit with my dad ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Maggie Martin

School Days At Lancaster Boys School.

I had many fond memories of my school days at Lancaster Boys and of course Victoria Park, Saturdays after playing rugby for the school would often call in the pavilion for a quick snack... these where great times!

A memory of Leicester by Terry Corrall

Queen Street.

I was born in Queen St 1942, at No 19 ,opposite the Engine Hotel. I can still see the horse & drays lining up from the top of Queen St all the way down getting loaded up with goods & parcels from the railway yard, and me & my Mam ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by keogh22

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