Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

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Memories of Wisbech

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

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

Wisbech, Market Place C1965

My family and I are convinced I am the man walking next to the man in the jacket and tie who appears to have his arm around a child. The Austin A40 pick up truck in the foreground behind the telephone box could be the one I owned at about that time.

A memory of Wisbech by Claire Allen

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

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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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