Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

Crickhowell, Market Square And High Street 1951

Neg. C188026

Memories of Crickhowell

Where I Was Born

I was born on New Road, Crickhowell in the very early 1930s. My mother was born in Bridge Street, number 28, where my grandparents lived. My grandfather worked on Glanusk Estate ...Read full memory

Where I Started Out

I was born in the War Memorial Hospital, Crickhowell in 1949. I don’t remember that bit, but I remember traveling down to Crickhowell on days out just to sit on the bridge ...Read full memory

Sevenoaks Scouts Go Youth Hostelling In Wales

I remember taking the patrol leaders from my scout troop, the 3rd Sevenoaks (Riverhead), on a visit to Wales as we wanted to check out posiible sites ...Read full memory

Memories Of The Arched Window By Rennie

Now this takes me way back to my cycling days, myself and two friends who were Tony Robinson (Rusty) and Roy Peachey (Ladder) spent one night at Crickhowell ...Read full memory

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The monument in Market Square is inscribed: 'In memory of Henry John Lucas M D. Born July 3rd 1804 Died December 29th 1873'. To the right, Williams & Wilde's baker's shop is next door to the awnings of Isaacs the greengrocer's.

This is an excerpt from Around Alton Photographic Memories, by Tony Cross/Jane Hurst/Martin Morris

The monument in Market Square is inscribed: 'In memory of Henry John Lucas M D. Born July 3rd 1804 Died December 29th 1873'. To the right, Williams & Wilde's baker's shop is next door to the awnings of Isaacs the greengrocer's.

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