Aylesbury, Walton Pond c.1950

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Caption for Aylesbury, Walton Pond c1950: Here, on the east side of Walton Road, is the village pond. Older houses nearby were destroyed or damaged by a Second World War landmine, Aylesbury's only wartime bomb, which fell close to the pond. Opposite is a good Georgian brick house with smaller cottages to its left.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

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My grandfather was steward of the Victoria Club in Kingsbury. My parents owned Towerseys, opposite the Vale. My other grandad, Rowland Towersey, was a basket maker with a shop which, during the war, became Bucks Bullion. Then it moved to the High Street in the 50's. The pub in Kingsbury is Rockwood not Rockwell, (...Read full memory)

Your picture of Kingsbury Square shows a fountain which was dedicated to someone called Adkins, whole relatives are locals called Keen. That fountain was moved at the time of George 5th's Jubilee and is still in the Vale Park in the High Street. Lesly Batcheler

I am researching my family history, and try to find relatives, my Aunt Lydia married Reginald Elliott in Kent during the 1930s, they had 5 children?? Reg, John, Fred, Rose, Yvonne, My Aunts death in 1972 was reg in Aylesbury, this is a very long shot, but maybe someone knows about the Family. Brian.

I was born in Buckingham Road in 1962 and lived in the same house (no.225) until I left for North Wales in 1985. I have many happy memories of living there, going to the Primary and Junior schools in Dunsham Lane and playing in the Alfred Rose Park, especially playing the Pitch and Putt golf (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Aylesbury, Walton Pond c1950: Here, on the east side of Walton Road, is the village pond. Older houses nearby were destroyed or damaged by a Second World War landmine, Aylesbury's only wartime bomb, which fell close to the pond. Opposite is a good Georgian brick house with smaller cottages to its left.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

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