Windsor, Riverside Gardens 1906

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Caption for Windsor, Riverside Gardens 1906: During the Victorian and Edwardian eras, the Thames riverbank drew large numbers of visitors who came here to enjoy the tranquil scene.Windsor's royal status made this stretch of the river especially popular.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Windsor


My dad's uncles purchased a horse and cart with their gratuity from WWI and travelled from Cippenham to the market in the Guildhall. They sold crockery they bought from barges on the Grand Union canal direct from the Potteries, you could order replacements for broken crockery. There was the usual traffic jam on Castle Hill and dad (...Read full memory)

Still looked the same in 2010

Hasn't changed a bit in the 37 years I've been away.

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)

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More about this scene


Caption for Windsor, Riverside Gardens 1906: During the Victorian and Edwardian eras, the Thames riverbank drew large numbers of visitors who came here to enjoy the tranquil scene.Windsor's royal status made this stretch of the river especially popular.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

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