Memories of Leicester

De Montfort Rocked

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

A memory of Leicester by Mick Austin

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

Woodgate, Frog Island

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

A memory of Leicester by Lee Orbell

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

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 ...Read full memory

Corts Ltd Of Cheapside

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

A memory of Leicester by John Ling

Memories Of Life

I was born in 1942 and spent my childhood years living in the way road area of the city.  My brother and I were lucky enough to have a family living directly behind us in ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Susan Bailey

Headmistress

I started at Wyggeston Girls School in 1949 and Miss Pedley was the scourge of the lower school, the higher school and the mistresses then. I left in 1954 and have never been back but ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Jill Orton

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 ...Read full memory

Abbey Park

I will always remember regular family trips to Abbey Park, fishing in the Soar, hiring the metal pedal boats and many other memories. I always remember that the one day of the week that ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Roy Lowe

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