Wigston, Leicestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Wigston and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Thomas John Powell 1945 1950

My grandfather, Thomas John Powell, was sent to Aylesbury from South Eales to work at the end of the war until 1950. I would be interested to know what sort of work he might have done in Aylesbury and whether anyone has any recollections of him.

A memory of Aylesbury

Hotel Manager

My father was also the manager of The Bulls head hotel in the 1950s, Mr Ronald F Williams. At that time Sophia Loren was staying and she joined us for tea as my mother is Italian also, they had a good long chat. I remember ...Read full memory

32 Whitehall Street

I am looking to find someone who remembers the years 1941-1945 during WW2, in particular the family who lived at No.32, Whitehall Street/linked to Ripon Street. The families names were; Alice & Will Barnes, they had 3 ...Read full memory