Buckingham, Bridge Street c.1950

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Caption for Buckingham, Bridge Street C1950: This view looks towards the Market Square from the junction with Well Street. The road curves attractively to the bowed end of the 18th-century Town Hall. The gilded swan now faces to the left.

An extract from Buckinghamshire Photographic Memories.

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I remember going to church garden party here, just at the back of the church

My father was a drover who worked at the cattle market untill it closed in the 1950s. His name was Reg Coulton (Ginger). I rode on the back of his motorbike all the way from Northampton. I also rember the poultry was sold in a yard further down the street Kept warm in the winter in BARONS GRILL. Happy days.

I was born in Olney in May 1945. My mum had been sent from bombed out East London to a safe place to have her baby, me. I was taken back to London 2 weeks after I was born. The house where I was born had been set up for pregnant women to have their babies. I was told that the library in the house was designed by Sir John (...Read full memory)

I was landlord of The New Inn public house in Bridge Street and dealt wih Rodwells over the years The lorry is delieveing to the A.B.C. Off licence shop. both Rodwells and A.B.C. have ceased to exist. Mike Hall

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Caption for Buckingham, Bridge Street C1950: This view looks towards the Market Square from the junction with Well Street. The road curves attractively to the bowed end of the 18th-century Town Hall. The gilded swan now faces to the left.

An extract from Buckinghamshire Photographic Memories.

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