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Caption for Abingdon, St Nicholas's Church Interior 1890: St Nicholas's Church was built at the abbey gates for lay abbey staff, tenants and workers, and for travellers to pray for safe onward journeys or who were about to cross the River Thames. It is basically a late Norman and early 13th-century building, but it was much changed in the 14th and 15th centuries, including the battlemented west tower; its interior is relatively plain, with a Jacobean pulpit and some decent monuments.

Memories of Abingdon-on-Thames

I used to work in fine fare wallington in 1970 have you got any photos

I am trying to obtain information regarding a mid- air collision over Bracknell Berkshire in the 1940’s. Believed to be 1943 but could a few years away from that date. It is believed to be between a Hurricane and a Spitfire but there is also no confirmation of that. The incident happened opposite what is (...Read full memory)

My Dad was in the Canadian army and was posted to London when I was 7 years old . We lived in the top flat at 27 Chartfield Avenue . What a magical place ! The back yard was huge, with apple, pear and cherry trees to climb and a massive grassy area to run . We were an international (...Read full memory)

I remember this well - a glorious early Summer's day and lovely spots to play music, dance and drink beer with Mr Hemmings Traditional Abingdon Morris. We started - I think - at a pub called "The Ox" and progressed through the day with dance (...Read full memory)

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