Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

Wisbech, The Octagon Church 1901

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Memories of Wisbech

Memory Of A 12 Year Old

I remember this scene well, the pub in the picture is The Hope Inn. At the time my mother and father kept a pub further up the canal towards the River Nene, this pub was called ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Dave Garford

Wisbech Old Market Place

I was born in Wisbech in 1960, my father worked for the family business, Hutson & Sons, my Grandpa also had a pet shop in the old market place, we lived with him for a while ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Julia Arch

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

The Canal

I went to St Peter's School, shown by the side of the canal, half way up the picture on the left, and contained in the triangle. It was demolished prior to the canal being filled to create ...Read full memory

A memory of Wisbech by Claire Allen

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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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