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Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Photo of Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Ref. W279008

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

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.

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

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

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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