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Memories

Collection by Stephen Hemsworth

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Outside toilet.one of my great-aunts (May) in Gravesend, Kent had one just like this. Spotlessly clean, smelling of Lifeguard disinfectant.and freezing cold in the colder months! 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Outside Toilet, My Memory, Memory Album, The Good Old Days, Just In Case

Growing up in U.K. in the 50s/60s

Who had an outside loo? What are your memories of it?

The Story of Railways: The London Underground. Author: Richard Bowood Illustrator: Robert Ayton 100 Years of Ladybird Books. Ladybird Books, Gravure Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, London Underground, Vintage Travel Posters, Vintage Ads, Vintage London, Railway Posters

The best Ladybird illustrations ever!

From the quite terrifying big bad wolf to brilliant buckle shoes, Sophy Henn, author and illustrator of Pom Pom Gets the Grumps, takes us on a whistle-stop tour of her favourite Ladybird book illustrations

Stairs to the top of a vintage English double-decker bus. Stairs to the top of a vintage English double-decker bus. 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, Richard Branson, Old London, London Bus, Double Decker Bus, Teenage Years, Do You Remember

Grandad took us in to town as a treat on a Saturday morning. Always travelled on the top of the bus.

The ice cream man. Hear that jingly music of the truck coming slowly down the street and all the kids would run out to greet the ice cream man. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Retro, Ice Cream Van, Photo Vintage, Vintage Tv, Vintage Music, Bd Comics, Foto Art

summer traditions

wishing you and yours a very happy fourth of july! The Gifts of Life via tumblr punk kimono via tumblr do it and how photography by Nina Leen via much love, anna RWeaverNest Russell Lee, July 1940 …

 Exhibit at Portsmouth City Museum. Not everyone in post-war austerity Britain could afford to have the latest modern design interiors that emerged during this decade. 1950s Living Room, Living Rooms, Portsmouth City, Sala Vintage, Retro Vintage, 1940s Home, City Museum, Thing 1, My Childhood Memories

1950’s Britain – Part Two

THE HOME BEAUTIFUL – FIFTIES STYLE The shortage of housing and available workforce to build it, reached crisis point at the start of the 1950s. Prefab housing was one solution to the problem,…

This was our telephone in the early it was half a mile up the road in a red telephone box. On a cold, dark night with rain belting down you had to really want to talk to someone to venture out Vintage Phones, Vintage Telephone, Telephone Call, 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Memories Jar, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Old Things

My (Birth)place in History

I’ve been watching old episodes of Call the Midwife on Netflix and I just realized that I lived in what is now a historical drama. (I also lived through my own personal version of Mad Men, but that…

The Story of Railways: The London Underground. Author: Richard Bowood Illustrator: Robert Ayton 100 Years of Ladybird Books. Ladybird Books, Gravure Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, London Underground, Vintage Travel Posters, Vintage Ads, Vintage London, Railway Posters

The best Ladybird illustrations ever!

From the quite terrifying big bad wolf to brilliant buckle shoes, Sophy Henn, author and illustrator of Pom Pom Gets the Grumps, takes us on a whistle-stop tour of her favourite Ladybird book illustrations

Time gone by: Old fashioned cars and a van for Smedley's Frozen Foods are parked along Bridge Street in the centre of St Ives Uk History, London History, British History, Local History, 1960s Britain, Old Fashioned Cars, Cities, Car Boot Sale, Old Street

How Britain has transformed since 1960 (but which do YOU prefer?)

These images show how Britain has been altered almost beyond recognition in a little over a generation when compared to pictures of St Ives from the 50s and 60s, saved by collector Martin Snelling.

The abandoned Mayfield station in Manchester, the last passengers train left in I loved the dusty atmosphere of this place. The smell of diesel oil lingers long after the last train had left. Abandoned Train Station, Old Train Station, Train Stations, Derelict Places, Abandoned Places, Haunted Places, Manchester Central, Disused Stations, Aerial Images

The silent station

See the full set of Mayfield Station photos here The abandoned Mayfield station in Manchester. The last passengers train left in 1960. I loved the dusty atmosphere of this place. The smell of diesel oil lingers long after the last train had left. © phill.d

English telephone booth original phone stand storage cabinet mirror vintage bell booths british plans graphics kits holder with style authentic replica american London Telephone Booth, London Phone Booth, Walls Ice Cream, Porch Mat, 1970s Childhood, Childhood Memories, Ice Cream Van, Vintage Phones, Post Box

A to Z 1950s/60s Nostalgia: P

P Smell: Parafin - Every winter we had a parafin heater at the bottom of the stairs. It gave off a little heat and a lot of smell. P Memories: Inside a 1950s phone box Phones - When Grandma first got a phone there was no dialling tone. You picked up the receiver and an operator said, "What number please?" and she would put you through. The phone was big, black and heavy with a flex that was always getting twisted up. When Mum wanted to phone Grandma we had to queue at the phone box two…

Jobs That No Longer Exist Today. Knocker-uppers were essentially alarm clocks – they were hired to ensure that people would wake up on time for their own jobs. They would use sticks, clubs or pebbles to knock on clients’ windows and doors. Old London, East London, London Neighborhoods, Morning Call, Early Morning, Dockers By Gerli, London History, Delivery Man, How To Wake Up Early

10 Jobs That No Longer Exist

Plenty of jobs exist today that didn't exist 10, 20 or 30 years ago – social media analyst, app developer, etc. – but we're not exactly awash in jobs, either. So what happened to all of those old jobs? This list of pictures will go over a few jobs that have gone the way of the dinosaur. And while the world's hordes of unemployed students may disagree, it's probably a good thing that most of these jobs are gone.

My friend Angie's pics. Love this pic, looks like she came straight out of St. Chemistry Lessons, Somewhere In Time, Glasgow Scotland, Old Tv Shows, Love Pictures, Old Movies, School Days, My Friend, Nostalgia

Chemistry lesson! 1960's

My friend Angie's pics. Love this pic, looks like she came straight out of St. Trinians!!