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
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
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
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
I remember the Borough Hotel, mainly because it was a Duttons house and they sold their spirits in 1/5 of a gill, when all the other pubs gave 1/6th gill (same price).
I was aged ten in 1960 and went to Bragley School, and would go swiming every day at the old Baths. Wish I had info on the swiming baths. Walking up and down this street, the clock always stands out, when meeting friends it was always under the clock.
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.
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
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
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
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