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Leicestershire Photographic Memories

Leicestershire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Wigston, Memorial Park c1965' appears in this book

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Caption for Wigston, Memorial Park C1960: In the angle between Long Street and Chapel Lane lies this absolutely classic example of a municipal memorial park. The serpentine edging, designer boulders and statutory pavilion are to be seen in almost every suburb of Leicester in varied forms.

An extract from Leicestershire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wigston

The corner shop was Tyler's, a sweet and grocers shop. They sold 1d iced lollies made from a juice drink similar to Ribena. You were allowed out to play all day except Sundays, and we would very often go around in a little gang. We especially enjoyed going over the fields (the hills and hollows) behind Church Nook, to two (...Read full memory)

I lived in Central Avenue when I was 5 and Bell Street Infants school was my first school, I can remember walking to school with my mum. I also recall buying shoes from a little shoe shop, opposite about where this picture is taken.

yes i worked here in 1955 and had many fond memories. especialy my Boss ,A Mr Peter Shipp ran a very good busines and very pleasant chap too especially to his customers in the outlying villages here he travelled with his mobile shop . to fleckney kilby and arnsby and shearsby every publican knew him in these areas lol Colin James of Kilby bridge

This was my uncles fish and chip shop my farther Eddie also worked there

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