Photo of Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Neg. W279008

Memories of Wellingborough

Would Love Some Help!

I have a dear friend who was born and raised in Wellingborough. I am Canadian and he moved here as an adult after teaching in Africa. Although I am not from ...Read full memory

The Palace Cinema

The pub on the left of the picture was renowned for a few brawls in it's time, originally called The Globe (now known as Raferty's) I recall walking down Cambridge St and ...Read full memory

St Barnabas School

I went to  St Barnabas school from 1950 until 1953, I have just found an old school photo from the above years.  I can put names to some of the faces but could do with some help with the rest.  Can anyone help?

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

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About this photo

Many of the shops you see in this picture have changed hands. The shop on the corner with the awning is now McDonalds, and what was United Counties on the opposite corner is now a travel shop. The upper part of the building looks much the same today.

This is an excerpt from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories, by Nick Channer