Wisbech, The Hope Inn c.1955
Memories of Wisbech
I remember this scene well, the pub in the picture is The Hope Inn. At the time my mother and father kept a pub further up the canal towards the River Nene, this pub was called The Castle Inn. At the time this ...Read full memory
These memories actually date back to the summer of 1967 as well as that of 1968. Sometimes, there was no work in the fields, or I needed money because I was such a lazy fruit picker. So I left Leverington and applied to be hired ...Read full memory
I went to St Peter's School, shown by the side of the canal, half way up the picture on the left, and contained in the triangle. It was demolished prior to the canal being filled to create Churchill Road. This was an important site ...Read full memory
For those of you that don't know, if you are driving along Churchill Road in a Westerly direction, approaching Freedom Bridge Roundabout, this is where you would be in the picture.