Monthly Archives: February 2011

Past and Present – The Picture Palace

The Picture Palace, Stratford Road, Wolverton on the left shows the Palais de Danse starring Mabel Poulton, possible date late 1920’s The old Picture Palace, Stratford Road, Wolverton currently the home to the Faith Dimensions Ministries, picture taken in 2010 … Continue reading

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Past and Present – The Congregational Church

The Congregational Church on The Square, Wolverton. View shows the tower and the corner of the memorial garden, unknown date. The old Congregational Church on The Square, Wolverton, changed to the local based charity Milton Keynes Christian Foundation, picture taken … Continue reading

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The Works Messroom

The works messroom was built in 1871 and was a large 2 story building with a single pitch room.   In 1880 the messroom was enlarged and became a 3 story two gabled building which could seat 2000 men for dinner. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday November 8th 2009

Remembrance Sunday November 8th 2009 in Wolverton

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In the Square 2010 – the Procession

The ‘In the Square’ community procession through the streets of Wolverton 2010. The theme was ‘The World Cup’.

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The Little Streets in Wolverton

The ‘little streets’ in Wolverton  – Ledsam Street, Glyn Square, Young Street and Creed Street were built by the London and North Western Railway Company between 1840 and 1846 to house its workers. This photo, taken in the 1960s before … Continue reading

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Toc H fundraising event

False moustaches imitate actor Jimmy Edwards Toc H, a local men’s organisation that raised funds for distressed ex-servicemen, organised annual fund-raising events that involved dressing up and fun.  In 1957 they were inspired by the release of the film Three … Continue reading

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