Category Archives: Places

Life of a Soldier in World War I

Excerpts from original letters sent to his mother: Arthur Lewis, born 14th May 1895 and died 20th August 1916 at the battle of the Somme.  He was a stretcher bearer in the RAMC and was training to be a language … Continue reading

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The History of The Fegan’s Home

Mr. J. W. C. Fegan, Born April 27th 1852. This is a record of a ‘Knight Errant of the Gospel’.  ‘Mr Fegan’s Homes’ are his enduring legacy.  He was born to a very religious family and it is this belief … Continue reading

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Mr Jack Rowledge

He was born and lived in Thompson Street until 1916. Very happy community in Bradwell.  When they moved to Wolverton they went into a different atmosphere – People leaving New Bradwell and buying new homes in Wolverton.  Writer in “Daily … Continue reading

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Wolverton Technical College

Latest additions to our archive is a set of photographs from the Wolverton Technical College around the 1970s, courtesy of John Worland. Do you have any memories, photos of your time at Wolverton Technical College if so we would like … Continue reading

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The Agora, Wolverton

The Agora is one of the most controversial buildings in Wolverton. It was designed and built by the Milton Keynes Development Corporation in the mid seventies. It was intended to be a central meeting point for commercial, social and sporting activities. … Continue reading

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Royal Visit – Wolverton Railway Works 11th March 1948

Brilliant sunshine and cheering crowds greeted Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth on her visit to Wolverton Works to view the coach that had been built for her and the Duke of Edinburgh. Whilst officially termed a ‘private visit’ over 5000 … Continue reading

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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

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