Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Wellingborough, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Wellingborough

Historic Maps of Wellingborough and the local area.

I am now 87 years old. I lived in Wellingborough from 1936 until 1950 and spent many happy hours at Wilby Lido. There were fields where there are now houses and we would walk the fields and take a picnic, most week-ends. Memories of happy days spent there so long go.

My family lived in Wellingborough in the 1960's. I went to Freeman's Endowed School and later to the Grammar School. We were regular attendees at All Hallows Church and I was a choirboy. At some time in the 60's (early - mid) we hosted an Italian refugee for a holiday. I think it was part of a (...Read full memory)