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Memories of Wellingborough

Wonderful Wellingborough In My Early Informative Years!

I lived in Wellingborough from 1952 to 1971. My Father was J N Clark, and with my Mum owned and ran the General Store on Weavers Road ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by Stanley Clark

I Helped Out At The Zoo

When I was still at school I went and helped out in the evenings and weekends at the zoo and one of my jobs was feeding the penguins.

A memory of Wellingborough by Julie Knighton

Acorn School In The Avenue?

I'm pretty sure this photo is the Acorn School which I attended from the age of 3 in 1950 until 1956. I was Diane Weekley then. I have wonderful memories of the two ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by Diane Hayes

When My Life Was Innocent And Care Free

I am an American and from 1959 to 1965 my family of seven lived on '9 The Drive', in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. We were there with my ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by Anthony Wynn

A View Of The Past

This is a nostalgic picture for drivers of a certain age. The round ‘No Waiting’ road signs seen on the right hand side of the road in this photograph is a reminder of when ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by Julia Skinner

High Days And Holidays

We were taken from Leicester on a Sunday School Outing to the Zoo Park. I have very little recollection of the place as I was quite little at the time! I do remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by Olwen Guildford

Singing In The Choir

My parents, Harry and Nancy were married in this Congregational Church and I was a Sunday School Teacher and sang tenor in the choir in the late fifties before going to ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by David Tall

Lyric

I was the Assistant Manager at the Lyric. We had a disco club upstairs. Saturday mornings were fun, and loud! My manager was Mr Ken Porter.

A memory of Wellingborough by Albert Crisp

Wellingborough Congregational Church

I too, remember the High School Carol Services held here, especially singing 'Oh Come all Ye Faithful' at the top of my voice. The church seemed enormous then so I was surprised how much smaller it seemed when my daughter was married here in the '80s. Happy days!

A memory of Wellingborough by Isabel Marchant

Wilby Lido

I remember walking to the Lido from Earls Barton, with my sister May. We would take a picnic of cheese sandwiches and a bottle of water and stay there all day. As we got older it was the ideal place to eye up all the boys. Happy days! Isabel Marchant (then Wilson)

A memory of Wellingborough by Isabel Marchant

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