Tring, High Street c.1950

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Caption for Tring, High Street C1950: The Bell on the right is a timber-framed coaching inn behind its late 18th-century painted brick facade. The dark archway on the left led into the Tring Brewery. In the distance is a group of 1890s brick buildings in the Dutch style fashionable at the time. Since the by-pass opened, the town has less traffic and the High Street has been paved with herring-bone paviours.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

Memories of Tring


I used to spend happy holidays with my aunt and uncle and cousin Barry who have all now sadly died. They used to own the bakers shop, and I can remember the delicious smell of baked bread and being able to have sweets and pop while watching the TV at night.

I was born at Aylesbury Hospital in 1948 and lived briefly at Pitstone, then Tring in Park Road and later Western Road. My Parents, Grandparents and many other relatives lived in the town. I attended Gravelly infant school in Park Road then Tring C of E Junior school under the headship of Miss Baker, who we were all terrified (...Read full memory)

My mother's family all came from Tring, my grandparents were married at St Peter and St Paul, I was christened there. I was born at Whitecloud Farm which was used as a hospital during the Second World War. The Mosses must have bought it later. My grandparents were William and Annie Welling(Crockett) who lived at New Mill. Granddad (...Read full memory)

I was 14 years old when I spent holidays with my cousins Tony and Ivy Webster, they have now both died and I remember them with much love.

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Caption for Tring, High Street C1950: The Bell on the right is a timber-framed coaching inn behind its late 18th-century painted brick facade. The dark archway on the left led into the Tring Brewery. In the distance is a group of 1890s brick buildings in the Dutch style fashionable at the time. Since the by-pass opened, the town has less traffic and the High Street has been paved with herring-bone paviours.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

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