Luton, Composite c.1955

Memories of Luton


I lived in Luton from 1958 - 1961 and attended the Grammar School. I have spent most of the rest of my life abroad but returned for a nostalgic visit recently. Luton in those days had a definite Victorian feel about. I remember going to the jug and bottle window at a pub opposite the parish church at age 14 and putting (...Read full memory)

I also recall the days when the old tramp used to go around the bins in the old market hall looking for food, and old Les the deaf mute who used to hang around the taxi rank on Market Hill, he used to go to Warwicks fish shop on Park Square for the taxi drivers and get fish and chips for them. The good old days (...Read full memory)

I entered St. Marys Hospital, as a Pupil Nurse on 18/10/1971' to start my Nursing training. My name then was Ann Teresko. All the Nurses in my 'Set' moved into the Nurses Home. I was 20 years old. In the ground, there was our 'school'., which we spent 6 weeks at a time., making notes from our Tutor. There was about 12 (...Read full memory)

When I was a very young man and I lived in Luton in Bedforshire. I remember my who my Godparents were but only by their surename of Ingham. My fathers name was E dward Shotten Stuart and my mother's was Dorris Stuart. Dad worked for Vauxhall all his life. Mum left there when I was a teenager and (...Read full memory)

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