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I used to work on a pig farm which belonged to a farmer by the name of Lovejoy, he was a provider for Wall's Pork Sausages. The thing was that I had some time to myself where I would explore the woodlands around St Leonard's Hill, one day I found an old derelict mansion with hardly any of its structure (...Read full memory)

Usually accompany the changing of the guard and also any special occasion.

If you needed exercise this walk would be more than you bargained for.

A good view of the connecting bridge between Windsor and Eton. Only now open to foot traffic.

Across from the train station for Datchet and other parts

There was a tunnel in the basement of Nell Gwynne's old house, rumoured to lead to the king's bedroom in Windsor Castle. I worked in the restaurant next door which used to be part of the same house and the start of the tunnel was still very visible in the basement.

As a teenager living in the Old Kent Road back in the early 1960s, Windsor was surprisingly accessible to me. I spent most summer Saturdays fishing the lock cut at Romney Island. A number 53 bus would take me to Lower Marsh, which was the rear entrance to Waterloo Station. A short walk up the slope (...Read full memory)

My Mother owned the Kings Head and i worked in the reastaurant with her she done all home baking and had Eton College lads and there familys eating there,also a great trade was the Army lads from both barracks,I married one in 1956,we are retired to somerset but my heart will always be in Windsor,we served teas to the queues (...Read full memory)

I have two early memories of Windsor. One, not far from here and having my photo taken with a huge parrot. The second is a bit funnier. We lived in Chalfont St Peter and when I was about 9 in 1964 my elder brother and his mate took me for a day out to Windsor. We bought Rover tickets and bottles of (...Read full memory)

My Nan, Esa Victoria Manning owned the Kings Head and lived there with her family. She was a great cook.