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Aylesbury Photographic Memories

Aylesbury Photographic Memories

The photo 'Whitchurch, Oving Road c1955' appears in this book

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Caption for Whitchurch, Oving Road C1955: Moving east, the route passes through Whitchurch on its way back to Aylesbury. Whitchurch is a long village with many fine houses and cottages, and also the remains of Hugh of Bolbec's early 12th-century earthwork castle. Oving Road runs east from the High Street; this view is taken beyond its junction with Market Hill looking west, showing the mix of building materials found in the village: timber-framing, brick, local crumbly limestone, thatch, tiles and slate.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

Memories of Whitchurch

I have found the love of my life, Sandy Tickner, thank you for your help in finding her, it has made my life a whole lot better.

My mother and father moved into number 1 Church Lane, just seen on the right of the picture, in the 1950s. Four children were born in that house and were christened in the church. It remained our family home until sold in 1993. My mother father and brother are buried in the church yard. My mother Jean (...Read full memory)

I spent many days in Whitchurch, where my first love of my life lived, Sandra Tickner. I would love to get in touch with her again, and see how our lives have been, without each other. Many great times were had in the village. I also remember Gillian Bond and Audrey Radwell, they were school friends of mine.

I lived in the row of cottages on Market Hill from 1943 to 1944.

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