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Northamptonshire Photographic Memories

Northamptonshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Wellingborough, Oxford Street c1950' appears in this book.

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Caption for Wellingborough, Oxford Street C1950: A Howe, a ladies and gents' tailor, is now a florist; the coach builders' on the left has been replaced by a modern supermarket. The buildings to the right of it are still there and look much the same. At the end of the row is a pub, the Coach and Horses.

An extract from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wellingborough

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.

I remember 6th November 1963, The Beatles were playing at the ABC cinema in Northampton and word got around that the famous 'Fab Four' were staying at The Hind Hotel. The place was surrounded by fans hoping to get a closer look at John,Paul,George and Ringo....alas they were all deprived of this chance, not only were The (...Read full memory)

I am an American and from 1959 to 1965 my family of seven lived on '9 The Drive', in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. We were there with my father who was a U.S. Airforce Seargent stationed in England. My fondest memories were of that quaint little town and all the wonderful places (...Read full memory)

I lived in Wellingborough from 1952 to 1971. My Father was J N Clark, and with my Mum owned and ran the General Store on Weavers Road until 1960. Mum and Dad took me to see my first film at the Silver Cinema on Silver Street sometime around the mid fifties. The film was 'Peter (...Read full memory)

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