I remember living in a terraced Street close to 'Vikky Park' as a child. We used to visit the war memorial after standing in the freezing cold watching my Dad play football... ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
During the war my grandparents moved from Great Yarmouth to Leicester, my grandmother worked at Freres biscuit factory in Woodgate, my father went to Slater Street School and ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
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'.
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 ...Read full memory
I was at Wyggy Boys School from 1961 to 68. Usually I went home for dinner (which we always had mid-day) as my father worked nearby and took me. But if he wasn't going home ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
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