Memories of Hitchin

The lady in the centre of the photograph walking towards the camera is Mrs Kate Silsby my grandmother who lived at 8 Tilehouse Street. When this was taken we think she would have been walking to St Ippollytts to visit her daughter Mrs Babs Brown.

This car was parked in the Churchyard outside the provisions shop Halseys.

I would like a photo of St Mary's School (C of E) Churchyard ,Hitchin, Hertfordshire where I spent my childhood. I know it was pulled down in around 1970. Thank you Effie Lewis

Had my parents stayed in Hitchin in 1938, l would have attended the Grammar School in 1944-1945! So feel sad as I moved to Warlingham, Surrey and attended Oxted County Grammar School 1945-1950 and Redhill Secretarial College 1950-1951. Often feel I would have done much better at the all girls' school, rather (...Read full memory)

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