Windsor, Castle Hill 1895

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Caption for Windsor, Castle Hill 1895: Gazing over the town of Windsor stands the imposing figure of Queen Victoria, depicted here two years before her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. It was Queen Victoria who famously decorated the Albert Memorial Chapel.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Windsor


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)

Outstanding memories of times gone by are the Olive Branch Tea Shop (just before the Theatre Royal) who made the most delicious doughnuts and a little further up the hill was a family run chocolate shop - E.V.Tull. Mr. Tull made the most exquisite chocolates and at Easter and Christmas there were the most magical displays (...Read full memory)

Across from the train station for Datchet and other parts

I remember when the old Roadmaster double-deckers used this bridge daily on their run to and from Slough. Now the bridge is closed to road traffic and the vehicles have to detour around the Brocas to access Windsor.

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Caption for Windsor, Castle Hill 1895: Gazing over the town of Windsor stands the imposing figure of Queen Victoria, depicted here two years before her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. It was Queen Victoria who famously decorated the Albert Memorial Chapel.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

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