Northampton, Abington Street And Notre Dame High School 1922

Northampton, Abington Street And Notre Dame High School 1922

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Memories of Northampton

Life In Northampton

I was a bus conductor and then a driver on the United Counties out of Derngate in the 1960s. It was a great job and the Northampton people were a happy bunch. Does any one ...Read full memory

Notre Dame

Went to this school in 1962, my sisters went there as did my mum....we were all Whiteheads then; Peggy, Christine and me, Charmaine. Remembering Sister Isobel, Mr Cooper, Mr Crick, Miss Southern and my favourite, Sister Bernadette.

The Haunted School

One of Northampton’s now-lost buildings is seen on the right of this photograph, the old Notre Dame High School which was built in 1871 as a school and convent run by the Sisters ...Read full memory

Calico Casa

Please reply to my private email H.m.west@btinternet.com and I can send you a picture. Your mother was a stunning girl with blond long hair.

A memory of Northampton by Helen West

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About this photo

The tram lines and the traffic have long disappeared, and now Abington Street is pedestrianised. Today, most of the buildings date only from the 1960s and 1970s - the street looks better in this photograph than it does now. On the right is the Notre Dame School, founded by two sisters in the mid 19th century. The school closed in 1975, and the building was later demolished.

This is an excerpt from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories, by Nick Channer

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