Aylesbury, Walton Street 1901

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Caption for Aylesbury, Walton Street 1901: Further south-east, the old village of Walton suffered greatly in the 1960s. The buildings on the left went to accommodate a dual-carriageway road widening. The church is Holy Trinity by David Brandon, built in the 1840s in flint pebbles and stone, with further Victorian additions in brick and stone. The rather good Georgian houses beyond went in 1927, to be replaced by Holy Trinity's Walton Parish Hall.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

Memories of Aylesbury


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)

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

Looking for any information on a Mary Frances Reed or the Reed family whom we think lived in Aylesbury at the time. Name might have been spelled Reid. This is for genealogical purposes

The WWI tank was removed because little boys used to enter and use it as a toilet. It exploded when the welder went to work on it because there was still petrol in the fuel tank, not ammunition. The welder flew across Kingsbury and landed, dead, in front of Ivatt's shoe shop (the signs are still up on the wall). The Rockwell has (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Aylesbury, Walton Street 1901: Further south-east, the old village of Walton suffered greatly in the 1960s. The buildings on the left went to accommodate a dual-carriageway road widening. The church is Holy Trinity by David Brandon, built in the 1840s in flint pebbles and stone, with further Victorian additions in brick and stone. The rather good Georgian houses beyond went in 1927, to be replaced by Holy Trinity's Walton Parish Hall.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

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