Category Archives: Wolverton

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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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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Free Creative IT Course

Living Archive presents a free creative IT course Starting Friday 21st Sept for 6 weeks 10.30am – 12.30pm At the Living Archive Old Bath House 205 Stratford Road Wolverton You will learn how to: Use basic Microsoft Word Scan photographs … 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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The finishing shop, staining and plastics shop

The Finishing shop is a large building backing onto Stratford road with three roof lines the buildings was built in 1883 opposite the Traction shop all finishing work was undertaken in this shop cabinet work for all coaches was done . During the … Continue reading

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