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St.Matthias Youth Club 1950s

I was born in December 1939 in Redhill Hospital which then changed to Edgware General. My parents Bill and Gladys Wyness lived in Marlow Court, Colindeep Lane and my maternal grandparents lived in Chalfont Court also in ...Read more

A memory of Colindale by sandymills03

A Happy, Friendly Place For A Boy To Grow Up ...

Born in Woking in 1945 I lived in New Haw from 1947 to 1964, firstly at Warren Road and then from 1949 in Braeside. I remember Mrs Crab at West Byfleet Primary who taught me to read; I remember Mr Bean at ...Read more

A memory of New Haw in 1947 by David Imisson

Stories Of North Creake

My grandfather, John Arnett, was the teacher at the North Creake school for many years.  Four of his sons came to Canada.  When I was a little girl growing up in distant Saskatchewan the uncles would gather and tell ...Read more

A memory of North Creake in 1890 by Frances Arnett Sbrocchi

American Student And Muswell Hill Memories

I was so lucky to have landed in Muswell Hill to take up residence with a family of three headed by their matriarch, Cecelia in 1980. She regularly took in students of all kinds to live in the house ...Read more

A memory of Muswell Hill by Sharon Van Buskirk

Frenchay Hospital, Bristol Built By The American Army

Frenchay Hospital in Bristol was built by the American Army during the Second World War. Frenchay Hospital is a large hospital situated in Frenchay, South Gloucestershire, on the (NE) outskirts of ...Read more

A memory of Frenchay by Paul Townsend

My Playground White Horse Close

At the age of 11 we moved here & a group of us could always be found (gambling our pocket money at cards) on the steps in the photo. It always amazed us the number of tourists who would enter the close asking if ...Read more

A memory of Edinburgh in 1957 by Ian Tant

Careless Driving

About the time that this photo was taken the fence on the left hand side of the road was demolished in the middle of the night. An obviously tired local Member of Parliament, for the adjoining constituency, had fallen asleep at the ...Read more

A memory of Bromley by Jon Holland

The Cricketers Arms And The Town Hall

I always remember the Cricket Green as the lazy hazy days of summer.  My father played cricket here, I don't remember the name of his team, but we had to sit and watch him.  I liked it when the crocuses poked ...Read more

A memory of Mitcham in 1959 by Carole Baldwin

A Visit By An American Soldier (Professor) During Wwii

My uncle Joe Wolff was an American Soldier during WWII and spent the summer of 1942 stationed in various places in Wiltshire including Tottenham House. Although he was a private he was very ...Read more

A memory of Marlborough in 1942 by Kristin Simpson

Churchers College Petersfield

I was a at school as a boarder at Churcher's College from 1945 to 1951. The immediate post war years in England were a time of great hardship and rationing. I remember vividly the bad winter of 1947, when Heath Pond ...Read more

A memory of Petersfield in 1945 by Howard Johnson

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Caption For London, The Houses Of Parliament C1866

The Houses of Parliament, rebuilt after a fire in 1834, were completed in 1860.

Caption For London, Parliament Square And Big Ben C1965

The square was resurfaced after the Second World War; we see it here at about the time of Sir Winston Churchill's death, which was in 1965.

Caption For Bolney, The Lych Gate C1955

The lych gate was built in 1905 and paid for by Edward Huth in memory of his parents, who moved to Wykehurst House in the 1860s.

Caption For London, The Houses Of Parliament C1890

This photograph was taken from Lambeth Bridge, and shows the Houses of Parliament before Victoria Tower Gardens were laid out on Millbank.

Caption For Bradford On Avon, Town Hall 1900

The changing face of the Swan Hotel is displayed in the next sequence of photographs.

Caption For Stanwell, St Mary's Church 1895

Stanwell lies on the northern side of the Staines reservoirs, and is now under the flight path of Heathrow Airport.

Caption For London, Westminster Bridge, Queen Victoria Jubilee Day 1897

This remarkable and historic view from high on the Houses of Parliament shows Queen Victoria's open landau leading the procession across Westminster Bridge.

Caption For Lowestoft, Yacht Basin 1896

The growth of Lowestoft in Victorian times was largely down to construction by the civil engineer Samuel Morton Peto, who lived in nearby Somerleyton Hall.

Caption For London, Westminster Abbey 1908

Behind are Big ben and the Houses of Parliament.

Caption For London, Clock Tower And Westminster Bridge C1890

The cast iron bridge was built in the 1850s, with Sir Charles Barry, the Houses of Parliament architect, acting as consultant.

Caption For Halifax, Town Hall 1900

Described as a cross between a Renaissance palace and a medieval cathedral, the Town Hall opened at the head of Princess Street in 1863.

Caption For Somerleyton, Somerleyton Hall 1891

Somerleyton was built 1844-51 by Sir Samuel Morton Peto, the railway contractor, builder and developer of Lowestoft.

Caption For Lowestoft, Yacht Basin 1896

The growth of Lowestoft in Victorian times was largely down to construction by the civil engineer Samuel Morton Peto, who lived in the splendid Somerleyton Hall nearby.

Caption For London, Lambeth, The Riverside C1865

These riverside houses have been replaced by the Albert Embankment, which was built between 1866 and 1870.

Caption For Dittisham, Church 1925

The site of the church is where Dittisham was first settled - by a Saxon called Dida in AD 765.

Caption For London, The Houses Of Parliament C1890

Further down the Thames are the Houses of Parliament - or rather, the Palace of Westminster.

Caption For Cliveden, The House 1893

Built on a 1660s terrace, today's Cliveden is a Victorian mansion by Sir Charles Barry, one of the architects of the Houses of Parliament.

Caption For Brixton, Angell Town From The South C1965

Angell Town was an estate of 1850s Italianate villas, mostly semi-detached, built on curving roads centred on St John's church, whose 1853 tower is crowned by four pinnacles.

Caption For London, The Houses Of Parliament C1955

A little further north along Albert Embankment we get this wonderful view of the houses of Parliament.

Caption For Manchester, Art Gallery And Mosley Street C1885

The City Art Gallery building was started in 1825 and completed in 1830 at a cost of £30,000.

Caption For Machynlleth, Maengwyn Street 1895

The town's connection with Owain Glyndwr gives it a unique place in Welsh history, as he was the last Prince of Wales to be crowned with the title.

Caption For Belfast, Northern Parliament House Stormont 1936

A fine study of the Parliament buildings when they were only four years old.

Caption For Dublin, Leinster House 1897

Leinster House, flanked by the National Library and National Museum.

Caption For Dublin, Albert Statue 1897

The statue of Prince Albert by John Foley.