Luton, Congregational Church 1897
Memories of Luton
I was born in Luton at the St Marys Grove Road Maternity home in 1959. My parents had moved to Luton in 1949 following my paternal grandmother who had been bombed out of the East End. We lived on Humberstone Road, me and my parents and my four older half sisters. I attended Beechwood Road Primary School ( I remember ...Read full memory
I was born in Luton in 1938 and spent most of my formative years until 1965 living with my parents in their small two bedroom bungalow in Mixes Hill Road, Stopsley. I began my education at the Stopsley enfant school before progressing to the junior school finally ending up at the Technical School in Park Square (I ...Read full memory
Moved to Luton in 1935 where my parents bought a newsagents and tobacconists in Bishopscote Road in Limbury. Can still remember the war sirens going and watching people hurrying to the Air raid shelters in Blundell Road recreation ground. .Have pleasant memories of attending Denbigh Rd school and then Luton Modern school...later to become the Grammar school in1944. Happy child hood days. !
When I was about 13 or 14 I would visit this building which was next to the Grand Theatre on Waller Street. By this date the building was used as a Youth Club. I think there was a nominal charge to enter and soft drinks and snacks were available. On one occasion the main hall was blacked out for a film show and I saw Paul ...Read full memory