Maidenhead, Boulter's Lock 1893

Memories of Maidenhead


Those of us of a certain age may remember going to a nightclub at Skindles in 1977 onwards, it used to be brilliant! It played heavy rock music and Thin Lizzy played there, also Budgie and Stray. There was an indoor swimming pool and a dancefloor that lit up with squares (like Saturday (...Read full memory)

We moved to Maidenhead in 1961, when I was 10. I didn't particularly want to but my parents said I could go and see "Village of the Damned" at the ABC cinema on the day we moved and that swung it for me - I was easily pleased. My parents bought their first house here - a maisonette - for about 2000. Times have (...Read full memory)

I am the great-granddaughter of Henry Wilder. I think in this photo the boats are in front of the boathouse which belonged to my family. Henry died about 1910 so it passed on to the childrem, Henry, Charlotte and Elizabeth. Elizabeth was my grandmother.

Ken Simon was our family doctor in the 40´s as was his father before him. Their surgery was at the bottom of Castle hill, on the left going up the hill in a big old Victorian property, they were both very caring.

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