Colchester, The Old Siege House c.1955

Memories of Colchester


Does any one have any memories of this hotel around d this time, I understand my grandparents ran the pub, although I never met my grandad I know his surname was Oliver and my Grandmothers married name was Alice Oliver. I think her parents may have ran it before and their name was Baker

Many a happy day was spent at the open air swimming pool in the late 1950s - early 1960s. The changing rooms, under the road bridge, were not nice and always covered in water. I had swimming lessons with Mr Smith and even had a picture of a lesson in the newspaper, he pulled me in on a rope, so I (...Read full memory)

I have been living in Melbourne Australia since emigrating with my parents in 1962. I have such fond memories of growing up and volunteering to be installed in the stocks during visiting hours at the castle with my cousins. I went to Mile End primary school then onto St Helena high. I started my hairdressing (...Read full memory)

I was the licensee of the above for an all too brief time and had some regular customers who arrived every week-day evening at opening time and were called "The Club". Among them I remember a Ken & Penny Upton and a retired local Headmaster who was known as "Casey". Time erodes memory, (...Read full memory)

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