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  • Sandra on St Mark’s School – education and much more besidesI went to St Marks infant school in 1962/63. Reading other people’s comments is very interesting. I don’t remember an...
  • Nick mackenzie on Market Day: the animals come to town!My grandfather was the drover for Jeffrey's. Mr Philpot, Mr Andrew, Mr Noakes and Mr Pink all work for Jeffrey...
  • Clare Christopher on Comment on The Little Junk Shop page from John UsherHow lovely John! Thank you for sharing this and for the super pictures.
  • Nikki Copleston on A History of Invicta Leather WorksFascinating! I had no idea about Invicta until i came across a booklet produced in 1897 for Victoria's jubilee, that...
  • Debbie Palleson on School lifeMy mother, who is 90, went to St. Edmund's School in the 1930's. Her name is Nora and her maiden...
  • Roger Green on No. 88 Milford StreetI attended Swan School in Crane St. in about 1948 and remember Ms Swan - I think she was responsible...
  • Kate Pearson on No. 88 Milford StreetThis is absolutely heartbreaking. How come the building wasn't listed? It certainly should have been although with the British lack...
  • Pamela Moore (nee Cutler) on 15. No.16 Rampart RoadI read your article with great interest. I lived at number 75 Milford Street with my two sisters Alison and...
  • mike anderson on The Mysterious Holes in Rampart Road’s Washing!We lived in Culver Street and our back garden had the wall of the factory at the end and over...
  • Brian FORD on No. 88 Milford StreetThis is a super piece of local and social history and very well presented. Love it !
  • Brian ROBBINS on 1. The GreencroftI remember the Greencroft very well. My Father ran a Bakery Business in Trinity Street. I remember the Spitfire being...
  • Rita Lynn Jacob on 68 Milford Street – C. B. Ralph, grocerMrs Ralph was my father's cousin and, when we were living in Rampart Road, my mother often went into the...
  • Clare Christopher on Other lost pubsThanks Frogg. I'm definitely going to try that the next time I feel under the weather!
  • Frogg Moody on Other lost pubsInteresting the comment that rough cider cured a cold or flu! I remember as a young teenager having a bad...
  • John Palmer on No. 88 Milford StreetThanks for your comments John - it is always interesting to hear memories of these sadly vanished places.
  • John Greenstreet on No. 88 Milford StreetDespite the previous comment about Miss Nancy Swanton, she did eventually marry a retired and very affable military gentleman, Edward...
  • John Greenstreet on No. 88 Milford StreetI remember the Swan School, which I attended in 1955 before being sent away to boarding school. Miss Nancy Swanton...
  • Clare Christopher on Contact usI'm so glad you like the website, Nicola. I know Rita, our Rampart Road expert, has been in touch so...
  • Nicola Matthews on Contact usWhat a wonderful and interesting web site. I really enjoyed looking at before and present day photos. I have many...
  • Barbara Gibson on Interpreting the MosaicWow, so much local history brought together in a fabulous mosaic. It looks wonderful in real life. Well done.
  • Rita Lynn Jacob on Rampart Road : A Ghost StoryThank you for your contribution, Katherine! When I first read about this house in Geraldine Symons' book, I thought that...
  • katherine bailey on Rampart Road : A Ghost StoryI lived on Rampart Road in the early 70's. The house was terraced and you had to go up steps...
  • Clare Christopher on Greencroft, 1951Thank you for sharing this super painting with us, Ruth. What a talented artist.
  • rosemary foster on Foster’s Bakerymy family lived in Milford street in the 1950s my sister Jeanette was born there we lived opposite fosters bakery...