Northampton, George Row 1922

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Caption for Northampton, George Row 1922: On the extreme right of the picture is Northampton's County Hall headquarters. The Hall dates back to 1678, and was the first public building to be constructed after the fire of 1675. The County Hall was designed by Sir Roger Norwich, who was MP for the town. The County Court, part of the building, closed some years ago and was moved to another part of town.

An extract from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Northampton


I went to Weston Favell Upper School in 1966 aged 11 of which I have very fond memories. I left at the age of 15 in 1970. In that time Weston Favell was on the Eastern edge of Northampton in Booth lane, The school was so small it only had 9 classes, 2 in each of the first 4 years and 1 in the fifth (...Read full memory)

Does anyone remember the Gayways club in Northampton, High Street? I used to go there to see pop bands like Dave Dee, the Hollies and numerous other rock and pop groups! It had nothing to do with actually being Gay, it was just the name of the venue...oh times have changed. I think it was run by a (...Read full memory)

My dad (RIP) used to work for Airflow Streamline Far Cotton, Northampton most of his life. 1970 onwards and I can remember standing outside the main gates, waiting for him to sneak me into the factory cos you wasn't allowed, but I was an exception. When you got to the last gate on Main Road there was a (...Read full memory)

goint to the Savoy Cinema to see and hear the Compton Organ, the cinema has now been bought by thr Jesus people & restored to its 1930,s decoration. the name of Alan Ashton rings a bell, was he conected to the Savoy/ABC cinema years ago. the town has altered quite a lot since those days of the 1940/50,s not as i like it these days. i am in my late years now (75) but love the past.

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Caption for Northampton, George Row 1922: On the extreme right of the picture is Northampton's County Hall headquarters. The Hall dates back to 1678, and was the first public building to be constructed after the fire of 1675. The County Hall was designed by Sir Roger Norwich, who was MP for the town. The County Court, part of the building, closed some years ago and was moved to another part of town.

An extract from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories.

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