Photo of Andover, High Street 1950

Andover, High Street 1950

Neg. A49031

Memories of Andover

Saturday Afternoon Shopping

I do remember Andover about this time. We lived in Tidworth at the time and my father had a car with petrol allowance as he was a Barrack officer. We went to Andover, ...Read full memory

Andover Town Station

Back in the 1950's my father was the signal man crossing keeper at the Andover Town signal box. Trains running from Andover Junction would travel down line to Southampton, ...Read full memory

Winchester Street Quaker Burial Ground

This picture brings back childhood memories of the 1940s. Behind the wall on the left was a Quaker burial ground, a small grassy area on which one was free to ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by Terry Clary

Memories Of My Two Years

We spent two years in Andover, two of the children went to Eastfield School and one daughter was born there. If I remember right, I had to get the baby milk from a pub. I ...Read full memory

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About this photo

The ground floor frontage and canopy below E Reynolds Leather Warehouse sign would soon be ripped out to make way for a hard-edged modern shop front. In the 1980s, a 'period' canopy would appear beyond with some degree of success. Harvey's newsagent and sweetshop (beneath the lamp on the right) has now changed hands.

This is an excerpt from Andover Photographic Memories, by John MacDonald