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Caption for Colchester, The Residence Of Jane And Ann Taylor C1960: These Georgian brick-fronted houses were lived in by Jane and Ann Taylor from 1796 to 1811. Writers of children's verse, their most famous poem is 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star', as commemorated by a brown corporation plaque.

An extract from Colchester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Colchester

Hi I worked at Essex Hall when was 17 as a cadet nurse it was situated alongside North Station..Happy Days

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 just thought that the springboard (outside the female changing rooms ) was just the springiest of all springboards. Seriously though,my memories of those sunny days at the old Colchester Swimming Pool were some of my happiest.I used to live at 91 Mile End Road and even from there on a hot sunny day I could hear the (...Read full memory)

Yes....it was cold. Not as cold as the grammar school open air pool mind when swimming lessons began in May term. My aunt Edith Baines used to teach at the open air pool, and by the end of the summer she was the colour of teak !

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