Living In Luton In The 1940s/50s - a Memory of Luton.

My name is David Garner and I was born in 1942 and lived in Faringdon Road, My Great Uncle was Charles Jeyes a building contractor and was also a Past Chairman and President of Luton Town Football Club
I went to school at Leagrave Junior School and eventually to The Technical school on Park Square


A memory shared by David Garner on Nov 6th, 2017. Send David Garner a message

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Sat Jan 27th 2018, at 8:53 pm
My name is David Holland and I lived at no..5 Faringdon Road from 1939 to 1948 surrounded by fields. My paternal grandfather was William Holland a master decorator and my maternal grandfather , Clayton Chibnall ,a master plasterer and builder with Mr Wells building many houses in Bishopscote Road. We moved to a general grocers in Mansfield Road and my sister and I went to Maidenhall school from 1944 to 1950. I later worked for H C Janes, building contractors, at Stopsley Green.

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