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We went to Aston Abbotts to school after Cublington School was closed, as the government said there were too many children for a 2 roomed school. They tried to tell her we could take sandwiches for lunch, but she still said no, as she thought we should have a hot meal at lunchtime. So, Eileen and myself went to school in the morning and then walked home at lunchtime, bringing our homework with us.

Moore prepared a hot meal for us.

THE BOROUGH OF BUCKINGHAM. containing. THE HAMLET OF BOURTON and the ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF GAWCOTT WITH LENBOROUGH. Bochingeham (xi cent.); Bokenham, Bukyngham (xiv cent.).

Click each image to see much larger versions in new windows – or here to see a page of large images only in this window Historic British Train Interiors Many Views Looking Inside The Trains Showing Different Seating Layouts Originally this page was intended to be a nostalgic photo-album showing mostly compartment seating on trains which I used circa – , but mission creep has seen the. Most of the trains seen on this page feature the traditional and now historic hand-operated slam doors.

Apart from preserved carriages no British trains still feature the traditional compartment with side corridor walkway , passenger controlled lighting and heating controls, large picture windows plus in first class 3 aside seating, fold-up armrests and individual reading lamps. The page starts with trains which were in daily passenger service when the photographs were taken. In addition, there are a few replicas of passenger carriages from the very early days of the railways.

InterCity Trains These first images come from a journey on an InterCity train with Mk2 carriages which date from the late ‘s. General view down the corridor. Looking into the compartment through the glass screen side and sliding door. Looking inside the compartment through the open door.

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The trampolines were discovered by train crews near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Tuesday night. A man walks past a fallen tree as it blocks a road in Harrow Image: It was intended for painting projects, a spokesman for the company said.

Number 1 (January) GWR ‘Manor’ No Foxcote storms away from Aberystwyth near Llanbadarn with the morning train to Shrewsbury in December T.B. Owen. Colour-Rail. front cover. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time — and a .

Grateful if anyone can answer ANY the following questions please: For example was in when the Scarborough operations were sold onto East Yorkshire. However what other coaches were allocated to this contract, please? I would be grateful for any responses, thanks in anticipation. To the best of my knowledge, these coaches operated the RCA services for several years. These later ones were taken into the Scarborough and District arm of East Yorkshire early following the takeover of WA including Hardwicks.

As far as I can recall, the RCA contract continued after the takeover with , and doing the business until the end of the contract whenever that may have been. A lovely coach to drive even though the 2 speed axle blocked off in high ratio meant crawler up Blue Bank all the other cubs were the same. The RCA contract fleet also their own livery see for example http: YUG was a “one off” vehicle rather than being part of a batch. It was regularly piloted and I mean that in airline terms by a delightful elderly driver called Joe Baines whose regular job was to to take the Bookies to all the local race meetings at high speed, and on arrival he would enjoy the races — he was in his element.

Well, in those days coaches were parked on grass and at leaving time Joe and his splendid mount YUG took no prisoners and he led the field by menacing tactics so as to get out first and join the heavy traffic on the A

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I’d chosen them purely on design grounds, but with the exception of Capstan, they form a mind-boggling web of company takeovers, at least proving my theory that these stylish designs were created for the big boys. Security is a serious business, and this is globalism in action: Grandaddy of them all is ADT, an American firm formed in , when a bunch of telegraph delivery firms incorporated as the American District Telegraph Company.

This page contains instructions for cyclists wishing to cycle across a small part of the UK between the university cities of Cambridge and Oxford, in either direction.

History[ edit ] High Street, Old Amersham, Records date back to pre- Anglo-Saxon times, when it was known as Agmodesham, and by the time that the Domesday Book was written around it had become known as Elmodesham. The Domesday entry is as follows: Geoffrey de Mandeville holds Amersham. Land for 16 ploughs; in lordship 2 hides; 3 ploughs there. Queen Edith held this manor. Queen Edith was the wife of Edward the Confessor and sister of king Harold , and after her death in the land passed to William the Conqueror who granted it to Geoffrey de Mandeville.

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And also like the South Downs, many of the transport links within the Chilterns negotiate their way through breaks in the line of hills, such as at Goring Gap, where the Thames threads its way between steep wooded slopes on either side. Tring Station SP Finish: Cheddington Station SP Length:

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Official start of the spectacular Edinburgh Hogmanay events. Live DJs with music from Fireworks light up the Tyne against the iconic backdrop of the seven bridges. Free fancy dress party with 20, revelers. Tourist Information Centre Spectacular and unique display involving 60 fireballs. Each fireball is a round cage of wire netting about two feet in circumference packed with paraffin soaked rags and coal and swung around on a wire rope.

At midnight everyone overspills onto the beach for the fireworks. The streets of St. Ives are closed for traffic at the bottom of Tregenna Hill. More than 1, runners take part, with competitions for boys and girls, a fun run for adults and an elite race. Each year a famous mystery sports personality takes part. Live music, mulled wine.

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Here yesterday, gone today. Came across a copy of David Jenkinson’s The Times always thought that young Michael must be a Grauniad type for 12 May wherein young Michael amazed at improved Manchester to Brighton service via Kensington Olympia and improvements to railway catering. Away from the railway feature he was surprised at how cheaply a Professor of Philosophy could be hired then and an advertisement from the Wallop School which brings out the very worst of Master Blakemore.

Colour feature based upon publicity material produced by the Great Western Railway which combines elegant text with wonderful reproductions of contemporary colour material mainly from the s: The linking text notes that the publicity material is built around the Taunton to Minehead branch and is divided into three sections:

Following the success of Derek’s in-depth article ‘Changing Standards’ on Page 90 and his full history of the first batch of locomotives Nos on the previous page, it was decided to produce a third page featuring the second and third batches of BR Standard Class Pacific locomotives Nos

Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Hundreds of sports stars, celebrities, scientists, community champions and politicians have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours. Overall an astonishing 1, people are honoured by the Queen for services to the arts, charity, business and more. Read More Hillsborough crusader: Here are some of the big names who’ll be dressing up for a trip to Buckingham Palace – plus a full list of all those getting a gong. The honours in numbers There are 1, honours and women make up more than half of those on the list, with earning an award.

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Two women were killed in a car crash on the A Oxford to Wantage road near Frilford yesterday. The women, who have not yet been formally identified, were travelling in a red Renault Clio which was in collision with a silver Honda Accord, on the stretch of road running south from Frilford towards East Hanney. Emergency services attended, but both victims, believed to be young women, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened just after 1pm near a turn-off for Garford, about half a mile from Venn Mill. The road was closed from the Frilford crossroads through to the junction of Steventon Road in East Hanney and also from Garford while police carried out their investigations into the crash.

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Births and deaths were not usually recorded as such. Their online guide to Parochial i. The English parish church was a key secular as well as religious institution until the Victorian period. As part of local government, it was responsible for poor relief, running local charities, and even local roads and law enforcement. As a result, the ‘parish chest’ contains a lot more than just the registers.

It is hoped that a full list of which registers are available at Maidenhead Library, will be online late John the Baptist, New Windsor only: It is not always easy to locate your ancestors in the IGI using their search. Manually typing in the batch numbers can be tedious. Hugh Wallis has created a database of those numbers and the source records that they apply to.

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It remained small and isolated. With no nearby town after which to name the new station, it was named Verney Junction railway station after Sir Harry. Construction and early operations[ edit ] Railways in and around the Aylesbury Vale, The important town of Aylesbury was served by railways in all directions other than southeast towards London and the Channel ports. This land was owned by the Winwood Charity Trust, an operator of almshouses in Quainton of which the Duke was a trustee.

Amersham (/ ˈ æ m ər ʃ ə m / AM-ər-shəm) is a market town and civil parish within the Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, 27 miles (43 km) north-west of London, in the Chiltern is part of the London commuter am is 15 miles (24 km) from Aylesbury and 13 miles (21 km) from High Wycombe.. There are two distinct areas: Old Amersham, set in the valley of the.

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Also, the third driest any-month in the series. December – January Severe cold spell set in from roughly mid-December and lasted until beginning of the second week of January, Gilbert White Selborne writes: Bitterly cold spell second half of December

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All classics Number of Cars Attending: After a successful weekend last year, with an amazing Located in the quintessentially English South Downs, Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of the beauty and antiquities of the past. Featuring a host of cherry-picked vintage and antique stalls including; French Brocante, haberdashery and fashion, country interiors and gardenia.

Plus original Victoriana fair rides and croquet games on the lawns. Bradford Classic car event Date: A city centre show celebrating all types of historic vehicles including competition cars. As the home of Jowett and Scott we particularly welcome cars from these manufacturers. However as long as it is interesting we welcome all kinds of cars, commercial vehicles and motorcycles. Pre booking to display required. Bradford Council Event Name: Ace Cafe Fiesta Mk1 evening celebration Date: Ford Number of Cars Attending: Ace Cafe London Event Name:

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