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My husbands gt gt grand father kept the post office and shop in 1860-1870

Does anyone remember the Childrens Home in Lower Wick, it was demolished in 1974?

the doctors more potty.too much booze

My wife and I moved to Powick in the 1980s. Dating back to the late 1500s the whole row of (now four) houses were used by Cromwell as a hospital during the Civil war. It had no central heating and during our stay there we added that, changed the old drafty windows, put in a damp course including new flooring in the kitchen and (...Read full memory)

I am currently researching my family history and my gt gt gt gt grandfather is registered as the publican keeping this pub. his name was William Kerby and his wife`s name was Mary. The year was 1841. does anyone have any further information regarding this.

This photograph shows the Red Lion pub set back from the junction of Malvern Road with Upton Road which is on the right.  The traffic island was soon to disappear as this main road section became a one way system by the early 1960s.  The pub still exists.  Seasonal hop pickers would have used the pub as extensive hop (...Read full memory)

This photograph shows residents waiting for the No.144 Midland Red bus from Malvern to Worcester outside the village shops. Far left is EW Bird's butchers, left is Cromptons newsagents, off picture further left is Procters general store.  There were three shops in this row, all now closed.  The pub sign behind the (...Read full memory)