Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Gorse Br Staff Association Club

My mother and father (Charles and Lilian) ran the Club from 1954-1957 approx. We lived in just one part with a large living room, a kitchen which led to the back area of stables and grass and 4 bedrooms. Most of the upstairs rooms in the rest of the Gorse were unused except for the Billiard room, ...Read full memory

Fishing For Tiddlers As A Small Boy In A Stream In Woodford

I remember as if it was yesterday, walking from 7 Manor Road, the house I was born in. My grandad and granma, the Peasnells, lived there for some time. I used to walk with my cousin John, he was a few years older than me, down the road to stone bridge, just before the tunnel, ...Read full memory

Early Years

My early memories of Woodford, were being taken by bus, from Byfield Primary School, to the Moravian church, in Parsons Street, for the polio injection, also of going to the cinema, which was opposite the Post Office, to see the Big Country. Some of my relatives, worked on the railway, I spent a lot of happy times, ...Read full memory