A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Luton. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Luton, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Luton

Historic Maps of Luton and the local area.

Christmas and birthdays were an under-whelming time of year in our household. However, Eastertime, coincided with the arrival of Stanley Thurston's fair (and a big dollop of rain). l lived opposite Manor Rd Park (or reck) from 1956-64, and along with the lead up to bonfire night, this was the highlight of the year for this little black duck, and possibly some of my local friends too!! We'd spend any free daylight hours playing ...see more

As a very little boy we moved from Birkenhead in the North West, Merseyside to Luton. It was the 1950s and my Dad had a job in Vauxhall's. His brother Tom was already a General Foreman there and his younger brother John (that's what we all called him) worked in the experimental block of Vauxhall's, working on the creation of new models. We lived at 70 Queen Street, alas no more. I remember the street was very cosmopolitan with ...see more