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Memories of Leicester

Are You The Terry Corral I Knew At Jack Hills Garage

I was at Lancaster school a bit before your time,i started there in 1947

A memory of Leicester by Terry Beane

Peter Hayes

i had a message from peter hayes ex lancaster school via this web site but was unable to reply anyone know him let him know

A memory of Leicester by Scott Brown

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

Memories Of My Dad.

I was living in the USA at the time and had come over for a 3 week visit to see my family. My dad and I visited the park with my 3 year old daughter and spent the afternoon there getting re-aquainted. I returned to the USA shortly afterwards only to learn that my dad had died suddenly, so it was the last place I was to remember him for years to come. Sonia Brown. (nee George)

A memory of Leicester by Sonia Brown

Hard Life

RE: The Eclipse Pub My dad was never out off the Eclipse pub on Saturdays and Sundays and most nights in the 1960s. I remember standing outside as a small boy for about 2 hours for him to come out and take him home. His name was Charlie Crewe, and his nick name was 'Wagy'.

A memory of Leicester by Michael Crewe


As the son of Bill and Madge Sharp I lived there, after the Horse and Groom in Humberstone Gate. I remember my dad having a fair few fights outside. Many war veterans told of their stories. My bedroom was at the back, overlooking the fishmongers. I used to sit and be shown how to play the ukelele in the bar, there was a pianola ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Keiran Sharp

Argyle Street

Does anyone remember 'Argyle Street', I used live there as a young girl, now Sainsburys stands on that site in Belgrave. I would love to see any old photos if anyone has any of old Belgrave and the roundabout. It would be really appreciated.

End Of War

I used to live in Cheapside, in about 1945.

A memory of Leicester by Len Stokes

Fond Memories Of Wyggy Girls'

I well remember starting at Wyggeston Girls' Grammar School in Sept 1968 with my new shiny leather satchel. I was so proud of my black velour hat, black gloves, and 'sensible lace-up shoes'.  It had been my ambition to go to Wyggy Girls' from the age of five, when a girl visited class 1, St Joseph's Primary ...Read full memory

New Years Eve

I think it was possibly 1957 when I was at the Clock Tower seeing the New Year in! Lots of fun and no trouble as I remember.

A memory of Leicester by Maggie Martin

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