Memories of Wisbech


I remember this scene well, the pub in the picture is The Hope Inn. At the time my mother and father kept a pub further up the canal towards the River Nene, this pub was called The Castle Inn. At the time this photograph was taken there were 4 pubs in this vicinity, across the road from The Hope Inn was The Case Is (...Read full memory)

I enjoyed seeing the photo graphs of the Wisbech canal and especially those showing Trafalgar Row and the river bank with English Brothers wood yard and a coaster moored along side. I used to live at number 10A which was behind and attached to number 10 where I believe one of your commentators Sandra Ireland used to (...Read full memory)

I was 12 years old when this photograph was taken. I lived in a public house, just out of camera shot, called The Castle Inn. The only building left today is the Institute Clock Tower. Looking at this site today, you would see The Freedom Bridge roundabout and the Jobseekers office. In this tiny piece of Wisbech there was a (...Read full memory)

Look carefully between the first two trees on the left of the photograph. In the gap with the house in the background you will see a horizontal dark line which follows to the right. This is the railway line called the Harbour Line which operated until about 1967. The engine was driven by Mr Charlie Rands, who lived in Elm (...Read full memory)

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