Melton Mowbray, Market Place c.1950

Melton Mowbray, Market Place c.1950

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Memories of Melton Mowbray

I'm Still Owed Ten Shillings!

I remember the inside of the Baptist Chapel as I attended regularly from the age of 5 until my early teens. A Reverand Exall and a one-armed man called Mr. Chapman were in charge. On Anniversaries they used to put staging up either side of the organ and I used to like to sit right at the very top. I was ...Read full memory

Long Walks For Little Boys

I remember we used to walk from my grandma's house in Nottingham Road opposite the Fire Station down through the park, cut through to Burton Street and about halfway up Burton Hill. I was never quite sure why we went there - probably some place my grandmother had stayed or someone she used to know. She said it ...Read full memory

A memory of Melton Mowbray by robban

Sunday School

I was put on the cradle roll at about 6 months and attended every sunday school anniversary from the age of 3 - 16 !!! Always had 2 new dresses fro the anniversary.. and a perm!! I had forgotten about Mr Chapman - thank you for the reminder! Mrs hall was the lady in charge of the infants sunday school Got married in this ...Read full memory

Sage Cross Street

I lived with great aunt Elizabeth in the wonderful and strange hexagonal houses belonging to the Sage Cross chapel. I worked in Melton as a window cleaner and had a great time, sadly the powers that be let the houses and their strange history be destroyed. Hs anyone out there any memories or photos of these houses or my Great Aunt please?

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