Newmarket, High Street 1929
Photo ref: 81956
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On the left is the King Edward VII Memorial Hall of 1914, with pleasure gardens behind. The building with two gables is the White Hart, damaged in the air raid of 18 February 1941. To the right is the Comet Kinema, which became the Kingsway from 1926 until 1977. Further on are the Jockey Club and a large shop, now Palmer's, dated 1832.

A Selection of Memories from Newmarket

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My father was stationed in Lakenheath, England in 1963. My mother and 2 brothers followed 3 months later - I was 12 at the time. Coming from Texas, November in England was a shock, and it was the coldest winter they'd had in 60 years. We rented a flat in Newmarket, in what had been the Carlton Hotel. We always joked about the layout - it was 99 feet of hallway from the front door the to the master bedroom at the back of ...see more
A further photo of my father Charlie King breaking in a yearling.
This photo shows my father, Charlie King doing what he did best, breaking in yearlings.
I went to the old school just down the road from the new one; A teacher that I remember was called John Satterly. And a friend of mine lived opposite the headmasters school house he was called Tommy Rice. His father was an officer at Mildehall air base . Tommy had a sister but I cant remember her name. I lived in Burley House Wellington Street Almost adjacent to Moons bicycle shop. We often went to the park with ...see more