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Memories of Nelson

St Mary's Street

My grandmother lived in St Mary's Street with the lovely church on the corner. Her name was Mabel Horsefall (second marriage) first married name 'Mitton', maiden name Scott. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Susan Draper

Theres No Place Like Home

I used to walk up Railway St years ago on my way home to Pilgrim St. Looking at these street pictures makes me want visit and see my old home town. I went to Walverden ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Margaret Bettendorff

Nelson Railway Station As A Boy Of 10

I can remember going to the station to help people on and of the trains with there cases I used to talk to the station staff ( dick cartmell and bill seed and ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Philip John Anderson

Marsden Park Swimming Pool

I have a host of memories of MPSP. The earliest is from the 1950s when I used to play on the fountain -- seen in the foreground -- with my cousins (Towers) who would visit ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Charles Duerden

Evacuated To Nelson

In January 1944 I was just over a year old and lived in Essex with my parents, John and Ellen (Nell) White. Mum and I were evacuated to Nelson, we travelled by train and shared ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Frances Foucher

Borough Hotel

This photo brings back a lot of memories for me as a kid aged 5 in 1971, when me and my older brother spent around 3 hours on a Saturday afternoon playing outside the pub(Borough Hotel) ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Andrew Duerden

Remembering Our Wedding.

On the 24th March 1962 we had our wedding reception at The Lord Nelson Hotel. We invited 50 guests and were on a very tight budget but The Lord Nelson did us proud. Next ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Marion Warn

Marsden Park

I can remember the only time I went in the pool at Marsden Park. I couldn't swim and was about 7 years old. For some reason prob the cold water my mum didn't want  to go in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Janet Cottrell

Library Carr Hall Road.

I loved going to the library as a child, it was a lovely building and you could feel the peace and quiet, of course it was in the days when silence was maintained. One of my memories of the library was the smell that met you on entering through the doors.

A memory of Nelson by Maresa Wilkinson

My Uncle Bill

I used to go to stay with my Uncle Bill when I was a child in the 1940s and later on in the 1950s when I was a teenager. I would go down`t imp in Nelson on a Saturday night. My Uncle ...Read full memory

A memory of Nelson by Edward Holmes

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