Memories of Luton


I was born in Luton in the 1940s and remember well the shops in Manchester Street with WG Durrants butchers on the corner of Manchester Street and Bridge Street. Next door in Bridge Street was a garage and further along Manchester Street towards the town hall was Wilds sports and toy store, Faiman fashions and a pub called (...Read full memory)

I was born in Luton at the St Marys Grove Road Maternity home in 1959. My parents had moved to Luton in 1949 following my paternal grandmother who had been bombed out of the East End. We lived on Humberstone Road, me and my parents and my four older half sisters. I attended Beechwood Road Primary School ( I remember (...Read full memory)

I remember getting off a bus in Upper George Street with my dad and walking down towards George Street and I saw the library and said what's that pointing - my dad said "It's a library and you borrow books from there". I was amazed and wanted to borrow a book but my dad said "We're buying your shoes today" - one of several even (...Read full memory)

I was born in hart lane opposit water tower / Dick

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