Memories of Leicester

The Eclipse Pub

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 the ...Read full memory

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

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

End Of War

I used to live in Cheapside, in about 1945.

A memory of Leicester by Len Stokes

Memories

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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Leicester by Keiran Sharp

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

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

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

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

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

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