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Historic Swindon Postcards

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VAL FLETCHER
GREAT POSTCARD OF REGENT STREET,THE SHOP ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE, WITH THE BIG CLOCK, WAS THE JEWELLER 'JAMES WALKER' WHERE WE BOUGHT OUR WEDDING RINGS FROM IN 1972,AND THE RED SHOP NEXT DOOR WAS F.W.WOOLWORTHS.

S. Maybury
A superb selection of postcards of Swindon - but who printed & sold the postcards? Were any in this collection printed by Fred Maybury of Swindon?

Maddie
i lived in Cheltenham Street in Swindon in the 1950's #The pictures have been a trip down memory lane for me and have reminded me of how beautiful the parks, Queens, Coate water. Faringdon Road were. The memories are beautiful and i still love the town despite the changes.thanks for the memory.

jack massey
swindon is boring as hell

Amanda
Found all these photos of historic Swindon on the Wilts BBC site

Richard
GWR Park is indeed now known as Faringdon Road Park

Larry Kittle
I really enjoy viewing these postcards. I live in Ohio and collect postcards. One of my favorites is a Rupi's Dance postcard that Ian Andersom signed for me after his "Rubbing Elbows Concert" at the Palace Theater in Canton,Ohio. My son Greg was chosen to go on stage with Ian and really did "rub elbows".

Memories Revived
Thank you for reminding me of my days in Swindon

Gary Williams
Would GWR Park have been Faringdon Rd. Park? It was adjacent to a a lot of other GWR land.

Judith Lawrence (nee Bizley)
Thanks to Kevin Bizley, I visited this site and will visit it again!! Very intersting

Janet Wheal
Has anyone any recollection,Photo's or information about Arthur Freegard,he ran a Coach company in Swindon in the 1930's

John Reeves
DO ANYBODY REMBER KINGDOWN HOUSE IN KINGDOWN PARK UPPER STRATTON. THE CREMATURAM NOW STANDS AT THE SAME SPOT.I WOULD LOVE TO SEE A PICTURE OF IT IF POSSABLE THE PICTURES IV SEEN SO FAR HAVE BROUGHT A LOT OF MEMERIES BACK THANKS

Mark Keen
Nice pics. Would be interested to see the Swindon Society Cable channel shows again too, I have about 4 hours on video / dvd - but are there any probability of these being released? as they do them as comparison shots.

Anthony SCOTT
Enjoyed the collections having spent time in Swindon as a youngster even though I lived in Devizes the cards are great. (Napier New Zealand)

Sherry
I am so delighted to see this collection. I have lived in Swindon for 50 years has brought back memories, but I don't remember GWR park. Thank you

Janet Fort
Delighted to see this collection. Brought back memories. Hope to see more in the future. Thank you. (Perth, Western Australia)

Ron Parris
Very good , but where was GWR park?

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