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Worcester Photographic Memories

Worcester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Worcester, the Cathedral, the Pulpit 1893' appears in this book.

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Caption for Worcester, The Cathedral, The Pulpit 1893: Red marble lions (one just visible here) guard the steps which rise to the ornate pulpit, carved from red, green and cream marble. Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott and made by William Forsyth, this is Victorian art at its most florid. It stands in the nave: there is a restrained and elegant 17th-century pulpit in the chancel.

An extract from Worcester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Worcester

My father was a grocer with a shop in Stourport. Every Wednesday afternoon the shop was closed and he took my mother shopping to Worcester. In the school holidays I was also taken. His car was an Austin Saloon similar to the one in the photograph and the busy street is exactly as I remembered.

I went to this school back in the 60 had a great time there loved school any one remember any of the teachers there.

I remember starting in the September when the first girls (4) joined the school ,Margaret and Pat being two of them. Here I learned how to technically draw a nut and bolt in 3D that looked like a photo and a section of a gearbox good enough for an engineer to use. Taffy Elkins a little Welshman ,I think (...Read full memory)

I'm looking for any photos of the demolition of the chimney at the Pope Iron Works in 1958/59. The contractor was Charles Eden. Also are there any photos of the area known as Blockhouse Street in Worcester around the early 50's and 60's? I would be pleased to see them.

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