Old Maps of Newport Pagnell

Historic Maps of Newport Pagnell and the local area.

My Aunt was the Matron in charge of Tickford Abbey and my Uncle was the caretaker in about 1960. I came down from Scotland to spend a long holiday with her when I was 4 or 5. I used to climb up the fire escapes over the roof and in through the bedroom windows much to the amusement of the old ladies. While I was (...Read full memory)

I now live in Australia but as a youngster I grew up just outside Newport Pagnell at Tongwell Farm. Whilst at school in Newport and whilst they were building the M1 motorway we used to get collected in a mini bus and driven too and from school each day. I well remember the announcement that they were going to (...Read full memory)