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Whitethorn Morris Dance At The Dunstable Folk Festival
Whitethorn Morris danced here at various town centre sites and pubs along with St Albans Morris Men, Caddington Blues and Bedfordshire Lace. It was all in support of the Dunstable Folk Festival which was organised by Dunstable Town Council. A surprisingly enjoyable day was had by all!
A memory of Dunstable in 2001 by
Grocer Of Bridge Street
My 3 x great-grandfather William Lightfoot was born in 1809 in Roxton, Bedfordshire. He was a grocer. His wife was Mary Jane Lightfoot (nee Clarke). They had 5 children, 3 of whom worked in the shop. The youngest ...Read more
A memory of St Ives in 1860 by
"The Bad Old Days"
I was a " Resident" here in 1955 and would like to hear from anyone else who was there at that time. My strongest memories are of grueling hard work, from daybreak to dusk, bleeding hands and sadness. I scrubbed the whole place!! If ...Read more
A memory of Luton in 1955 by
School Trip At Whitsun
I remember travelling from Luton in Bedfordshire during the late 1950s and early 1960s to spend a week at Mrs Sampson's Harbour House boarding facilities. My father used to drive the coach overnight from Luton and we would ...Read more
A memory of Porthleven by