Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

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Memories of Kettering

Bakehouse Hill

The bakehouse was a regular visit for us on Saturday mornings - when we used to go to the morning picture shows - and we would call in to buy freshly baked crusty rolls to eat during ...Read full memory

Silver Street 1955

I first started work for Colliers Cabinet Makers in School Lane and as an apprentice I had to go for the cakes and biscuits at a bakers shop in Silver Street which was situated ...Read full memory

Burns Drive Memories

My grandparants lived at 5 Burns Drive in the 1970's. I remember my grandad taking me round the Silver Band Club, and through the woods to Studfall shops and sometimes to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Keith Larbey

The Old White Horse

My grandparents and greatgrandparents (my mother's side of the family) were landlords of the pub - The Old White Horse in Kettering between 1900 and 1930. They lived above the ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Bryan Whalley

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The newly-opened Grammar School at the end of Windmill Avenue. A ceramic mural on the front by William Mitchell demonstrated the progressiveness of the architects. The school was to close, and the building then became the Art Department of the Tresham Institute.

The newly-opened Grammar School at the end of Windmill Avenue. A ceramic mural on the front by William Mitchell demonstrated the progressiveness of the architects. The school was to close, and the building then became the Art Department of the Tresham Institute.

This is an excerpt from Kettering Town and City Memories, by Malpas Pearse

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