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Memories of Leicester

King Richards Road

We moved from Willesden in London to Kingrichards Road, Leicester when I was 5 yrs old in 1965. I went to King Richards Infants with my brother, Wayne. The building I think was something to do with a church, I think, an old chapel or church hall. It was just a couple of mins from our shop, where we lived with our ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Tina Mile

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 1831, migrated to Australia in the Horizon and settled in Bendigo, Victoria in 1857, as a result of ...Read full memory

The Eclipse Pub

The public house in this picture is 'The Eclipse'. I lived in the Eclipse as a small boy in the mid 1950s. My bedroom was on the top floor. I use to lie in bed at night and watch the Bovril electric sign across the road. My grandfather and grandmother kept the pub, their names were Charlie and Elsie Haigue. As small boys we ...Read full memory

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

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

Kids Railway Party At Co Op Hall

Any body remember the Kids party at the CO-OP Hall organised by the Railway, which took place each year!

A memory of Leicester by hurriken1

Robinson & Pickford

Any one remember Robinson & Pickford in Leicester and Ibstock. Great company to work for. Made many good friends there

A memory of Leicester by hurriken1

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 going out with a bucket and spade,after they had gone on their round's, collecting what was left ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by keogh22

Old Leicester

Can anyone please tell me the name of the public house that was next to Marshall and Snallgraves?Opposite Boots?

A memory of Leicester by Tony Stanger

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

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