Memories of Newbury

My first job when I left school in 1970 was jack o Newbury laundry in York road then I went to the dry cleaners just round the corner, I used to live in camp close at the top of sandleford , I now live in Devon but still go back now and again as I still have family living there, paul willis

My name is Anthony Whitlock I'm trying to trace any friends or relatives .. My mother was in domestic service to Mr & Mrs William H D Lester who were in residence at Wood End. Wash Hill Newbury Berks . Mr Lester was Waterworks Engineer & Managing Director of Laundries ,. Or any body that can help me locate any friends or (...Read full memory)

I went to Shaw House School in 1951 a section was then given over to boys as was predominately for Girls , I recently learned that Shaw was taken over as a School following a wartime bombing of a School close to Newbury Rail Station this was the first had heard of does anyone have more detail = PJMills

The river is the Kennet and this view shows the junction of the Kennet river (from low level bridge on the right) and the Kennet and Avon Canal (towards the locks straight ahead). The tributary to the left is towards the West Mills flour mill (water powered). The view is upstream (West).

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