Melton Mowbray, Market Place c.1950
Memories of Melton Mowbray
I remember the inside of the Baptist Chapel as I attended regularly from the age of 5 until my early teens. A Reverand Exall and a one-armed man called Mr. Chapman ...Read full memory
THE MAN ON THE RIGHT WITH THE RAINCOAT IS ALBERT TOMAS DIXON. HE LIVED IN MELTON ALL HIS LIFE . HE WAS BORN IN 1910 AND DIED IN 2001. HE WORKED FOR THE POST OFFICE ...Read full memory
I lived with great aunt Elizabeth in the wonderful and strange hexagonal houses belonging to the Sage Cross chapel. I worked in Melton as a window cleaner and had a great time, ...Read full memory
I think he had a shop on Leicester Street. For us this was one of the best shops in Melton. We built our radio (and crystal) sets and transmitters using parts from him, and also 'Exchange and Mart' and 'Practical Wireless'.
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