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Memories of Luton

i was born in 1947 in welbeck rd, but my parents moved to hart lane, when my family grew to 7 six boys and a girl, we did'nt have a lot but we got by all the kids round hart lane derwent rd and brooms rd, we used to play football on the school field, we used to get chased off it every now and then, we found the old air raid (...Read full memory)

A Lutonian from birth, attended St Matthews Primary School and then Hitchin Road Sec Modern. A favourite past time of mine was dancing. I attended the Barratt School of Dancing in Gordon Street under the tutorship of Mr Gaddesdon. Old Time dancing, Scottish dancing and the Friday night dancing to the pop music (...Read full memory)

That was the beginning of the end for Luton ,some great memories and architecture disappeared when they built that place.

I attended Denbigh Road school in 1944 at the age of five and had advanced to both junior and senior schools by the age of twelve. My sister Margaret took me in on my first day but I was not too keen on staying as I remember. My oldest recollection is collecting an oblong piece of cardboard from the classroom (...Read full memory)

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