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Caption for Woodstock, Oxford Street 1950: Woodstock's close proximity to Blenheim Palace has long made it one of Britain's most popular destinations. The town has been attracting visitors for nearly 300 years; in the 1950s, when this photograph was taken, there were many hotels, tearooms and guest houses to cater for the large numbers of tourists.

Memories of Woodstock

My father came up from Wales to work at Blenheim as a youngster.He was born in 1922 and he started work as a teenager, I think. His first name was Edward, but as there was another already in post, so they called him by another name. Apparently the staff were responsible for taking him for his first (...Read full memory)

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