Street lighting

by janet on 3 March 2012 · 1 comment

Formal switching on of the street lighting in Walkern by Mrs Sawyer on 12th October 1938. Among those present were Sir Joseph Priestley KC and Mr Mitchell Gorden, Chairman of Walkern Parish Council

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kevin rawlings July 23, 2013 at 6:12 pm

That is the switch I remember being in the small bedroom I slept in when I visited the village during my childhood (mum was born along Totts Lane – Janet Woodall’s house stands next to where the house my was born stood!) Seeing that picture has brought back a flood of memories!


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