Old Maps of Coalville

Historic Maps of Coalville and the local area.

Hello! I was born in 1950 and lived in Coalville, until I was 19 years old. I went to Belvoir Road C. P. School and King Edward 7th Grammar School. The thing I remember most about growing up in Coalville, as a teenager, was the live music and some of the great bands that played there. The Grand Ballroom, the (...Read full memory)

Whilst it is now many years ago, (I moved to Holland in '76), I'm just feeling ever so slightly miffed that your contributor didn't mention a couple of bands. I played in in the '60's, both hailing as 'Coalville' bands - although one started as an 'Ashby' group. The first band was The Beat Donors; renamed Kraters (...Read full memory)