Memories of Cambridge

Like Marion DelFavero, I remember Trevor Hughes. He used to sit on the fountain steps in the middle of market square. My brother was in 'the Force' in those days and he used to say when the weather was really bad you could expect Trevor in for the night. Apparently a very clever man who fell on to hard times for the love of (...Read full memory)

I worked here at Addenbrooke's Hospital (old site) from 1966 - 1969, before moving on to the new site. Best years of my life living and working in Cambridge during this period. Anyone else here at that time?

From 1947 to 1956 we lived at Hardwick and drove into Cambridge once a month I enjoyed it on hot summer Saturdays, when we would have a picnic on the backs overlooking Kings College. I remember seeing the sad sight of disabled soliders wheeling their three wheeler bikes by hand.There was about twenty of them from (...Read full memory)

1970-1971'ish, there was a homeless man named Trevor Hughes who used to wander the streets around the Guildhall and the market. He always wore a daffodil in his hat and was the local character. The probation officers made sure he got his medications. He used to smash a window every Christmas so he could go to Bedford jail (...Read full memory)

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tools

Add to Album