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

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The red brick clock tower of 1890 commemorates Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. On the left is Moon's cycle depot, connected with the garage in Bury Road. Mace's wireless shop is in Aberdeen House to the left, but their TV department is on the right-hand corner. In the background is the Rutland Arms Hotel.

Other Memories from Newmarket

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

Added 25 December 2017
Every year, from about 1943 until 1951, I and my brother Robin used to spend at least a fortnight of our summer holidays with our grandmother (Edith Holmes) in Falmouth Street. We spent hours in this park, if you swung the swings to the full extent you could look over the wall into the stables. There was a paddling pool there, but not sure if it was the same. We used to attend church at St. Mary's and my parents ...see more

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