Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

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Memories of Wisbech

The Hope Inn

I think it was 1949/50, I remember living along the canal side, Trafalgar Row it was called, over the other side from the Hope Inn.  Somehow I think it was further up than Somerfield ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Sandra Ireland

Boyhood Memory

I was 12 years old when this photograph was taken. I lived in a public house, just out of camera shot, called The Castle Inn. The only building left today is the Institute Clock Tower. ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Dave Garford

Napier Terrace

I was born in Wisbech in 1937 in Ramnoth Road, we moved to Napier Terrace on the canal until after the war when we moved to Wales. I have fond memories of living in Napier Terrace, we ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Martin Kirby

Smedleys By Pa

These memories actually date back to the summer of 1967 as well as that of 1968. Sometimes, there was no work in the fields, or I needed money because I was such a lazy fruit picker. So ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech

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About this photo

To the left of the chapel is 'Glan Dyfi' house: formerly a school for young ladies and now known as Astral House, a branch of the RAF Association. In the foreground is the drinking fountain, 'for man, horses, dogs and sheep', dedicated to George Duppa Collins and his wife. It has since been moved to Lynn Road.

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