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EPW037887 ENGLAND (1932). The town and surrounding countryside, Kempston, from the south-west, 1932

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Title [EPW037887] The town and surrounding countryside, Kempston, from the south-west, 1932
Reference EPW037887
Date May-1932
Link
Place name KEMPSTON
Parish KEMPSTON
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 502929, 247313
Longitude / Latitude -0.49666944143202, 52.114134949088
National Grid Reference TL029473

Pins

I was born here in March 1964. 2 houses next to The Duke. They were knocked down not long after

Steve D
Monday 26th of February 2018 11:00:07 PM
The Lodge care home

Jus
Sunday 6th of December 2015 04:36:10 PM
Sunblest Bakery, Rlstow Rd

Jus
Sunday 6th of December 2015 04:34:17 PM
This was an area known as The Croft, now The Maples

Jus
Sunday 6th of December 2015 04:33:09 PM
These bungalows were probably numbered 318 & 320 Bedford Road as the present house numbers on Bedford Road jump from 316 to 322. The attached Google satellite view shows the housing devlopment in that area.

melgibbs
Saturday 28th of March 2015 11:28:10 AM
St John's Church, demolished in about 1966. For more details see www.bedfordshire.gov.uk/CommunityAndLiving/ArchivesAndRecordOffice/CommunityArchives/Kempston/ChurchOfSaintJohn.aspx.

melgibbs
Friday 27th of March 2015 10:36:52 AM
This was the Horseshoe Coach Depot. One of their contracts was to take workers to/from the brickworks. The area has now been developed into a small block of flats called Horseshoe Court.

melgibbs
Friday 27th of March 2015 07:38:30 AM
Buildings in College Street.

melgibbs
Wednesday 25th of March 2015 04:32:44 PM
Houses in Spring Road.

melgibbs
Wednesday 25th of March 2015 04:32:09 PM
Ontario Cottages.

melgibbs
Wednesday 25th of March 2015 04:21:09 PM
i lived in these old thatch cottages in the early 1960s before moving to campbell close

peter
Friday 17th of January 2014 07:48:27 PM
Small world isn't it, Jackie x

Jackie
Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:06:37 PM
wyatt road, campbell close, and the glen are now here

peter
Friday 17th of January 2014 07:43:21 PM
kempston rovers football ground

peter
Friday 17th of January 2014 07:14:47 PM
St John's Alms Houses. For more details see www.bedfordshire.gov.uk/CommunityAndLiving/ArchivesAndRecordOffice/CommunityArchives/Kempston/SaintJohnsHomesKempston.aspx.

melgibbs
Tuesday 24th of December 2013 09:46:28 PM
This area is now a Lidl's store.

melgibbs
Tuesday 24th of December 2013 09:38:37 PM
Kempston War Memorial. The attached photo was taken on the 20th December 2013. For more details on the memorial, see www.roll-of-honour.com/Bedfordshire/KempstonRollofHonour.html.

melgibbs
Tuesday 24th of December 2013 09:28:58 PM
This is where Foster Road is now.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:23:46 PM
The Cross Roads. The associated photo taken in 1955 is from the Francis Frith collection. Taken with Bedford Road behind the camera and the High Street to the right.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:16:31 PM
Kempston Barracks

melgibbs
Friday 17th of May 2013 08:08:46 PM
Now Addison Howard Park

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:05:46 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:05:07 PM
Woburn Road, Kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:03:42 PM
Kempston East Methodist Church

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:03:05 PM
Silver Street, Kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:02:32 PM
CORRECTION - I should have labelled this street as King Street.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:20:07 AM
Now the Sainsbury's Store, kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:01:51 PM
Bedford Road, Kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:00:52 PM
High Street, Kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:00:25 PM
Houses in St John's Street

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 06:59:31 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 06:58:27 PM
Elstow Road, Kempston

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 06:57:18 PM
River Great Ouse

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 06:55:35 PM
Bedford Gas Works in Queens Park.

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 06:54:34 PM

User Comment Contributions

Although not that visible in this photo, unless you know the area, it is a classic style of memorial.

melgibbs
Monday 14th of April 2014 04:51:48 PM
See also similar images EPW037886 & EPW037888.

melgibbs
Wednesday 12th of June 2013 07:07:38 PM
Sainsbury's store at the top of the hill in Bedford Road, taken 13th April 2012 from a similar position to the 1960's photo.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:22:43 PM
The house with the Parkinson's Pills advert at the top of the hill in Bedford Road, taken in the late 1960's.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:20:19 PM
The Cross Roads taken 1st October 2009 from a similar position to the 1955 photo.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 09:18:32 PM