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Romsey people in years gone by

Thanks to Molly Irvine and Colin Dawe for many of the photos

Inside Chas E Smiths Government Surplus Stores, The Hundred Romsey

Lynn?,  Rex Smith, Anne Lucas, Harold Smith and Audrey Smith

 

The famous Johnny Zammit with his mother

 

Romsey's first traffic controller "Yorky"

 

Brian Carpenter who once lived at Burma Rd Romsey

 

Milkman Wilf Johnson

 

Bertram Courage and Fred Viney

 

Sam Porter and Rodger (Podge) Gunner

 

Ann (Moore) and Skinner Viney

 

Ladies working at "The Gardens"  Winchester Hill, Romsey

including, Mabel Randell, Daisy Green, Pat Thrower and Molly Elvin (nee Powell)

 

Tom Lewis and John Vidler

 

Reg and Dorothy Calvert. Lived for a while over Tates TV shop in Church St

Reg ran dances in the Crosfield Hall and the Drill Hall in Station Rd, late 1950's

 

Lads in Bill Collins Cafe in the Hundred 1964

 

"Podge" Gunner and Bill Collins

 

Ken Collins and Podge Gunner in she repair shop in the Hundred, Romsey

 

Gary Windibank famous for strongman exploits

 

Bill Newell, Mick Purver and Sid Tubb with cycle plus Tom Viney's Hillman Minx

 

Pinks grocery shop cycle in Bridge Rd Romsey

 

Todd Bennett who trained at Timsbury Manor

 

Tom Doling

 

Ron Sillence 1950's

 

Hazell Wedding 1948. The Hazell's had a chemist shop in Church St.

 

Doug Reeves, Tom Edwards

Tom Edwards (steeplejack) and Doug Reeves (taxi driver)

 

Lord Mountbatten presenting TV to Tom Doling

 

H C Emery Post Office farewell gathering Winchester Rd, Botley Rd Junction

Retirement of Harold and Belle Emery April1976  Do you recognise anyone?

Photo courtesy of the Lower Test Valley Archaeological Study Group (LTVAS)

 

John Bungay, Brian Osman, Brian Mann, Bobby Irvine, Russel Vane

Romsey Weighting Club presentations 1968 with Podge Gunner

 

Kings Head darts team, Crosfield Hall, Romsey

 

Bill Weeks 1960's

 

Jim Whale 1985

 

1975 Outside Duval the dry cleaners in the Hundred next to Woolworths

 

Purchases Romsey 1940

Ladies who worked at the Purchases store in the Hundred Romsey 1940's

 

 

Banning Street 1937

Banning St Romsey, 1937. George VI Coronation Celebrations.

Pat Redman, Pat Smith, Fred Bevous, Kit Weeks, Lil Payne, Mrs Cox, Lou RickmanPrill Cole, Jackie Hann and Maurice Redman

 

Banning St 1937

Banning St Romsey, 1937. George VI Coronation Celebrations.

Do you recognise anybody

 

Banning St 1937

Banning St Romsey, 1937. George VI Coronation Celebrations.

Do you recognise anybody

Standing left is Vera "Betty" Redman  the one with a friends hands on her shoulders

 

Joe Middleton, Albert Levy, John Irvine, Jim Pile, Paddy Burke, Norman Eldridge

Tudor Rose Xmas 195?

Joe Middleton, Deafy King, Jim Pile, Norman Eldridge, Paddy Burke, Paddy Irvine and unknown

kneeling Albert Levy

 

Old Romsey Cadets very 1st Romsey Carnival entry (Strongs yard) 1962

 

Romsey Boys Club show at Crosfield Hall 1958

 

 

Malmesbury Rd 1945

 

Group in Mill Lane, V E day 1945

 

HCC Romsey Workmen

Group of HCC workmen late 1950's

L/R:- Bill Angel, ??, Alf Pointer, Stan Bloomfield, ??  and John Martin

 

Stan Viney, George Eldridge , Lew Hann,  Maurie Edwards, Ashley Edwards,

Alfred (Sam) Gerrard 1949, building site at Manningham Way, Timsbury