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Pictures from the Past - week 7

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Bringing our social media series to our website

Continuing our series of Pictures from the Past, today we're bringing you all the photographs from week 7.

From refugees arriving in Newbury in 1939 to the Town Bookseller in Northbrook Street and Highclere Castle in the 50s, this week's eclectic mix of images had all of our readers reminiscing.

Throughout 2020 we will be posting a picture from our files every day on our Instagram and Facebook accounts.

We were so pleased with the response that we thought we would do a regular gallery on our website too - to ensure even more readers are able to enjoy them.

We hope you enjoy them and don't forget to check back every week to see the next batch of memory-making images, or follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see one every day.


Day 43 - Evacuee children arriving at Newbury train station, from London, in 1939

Day 44 - Bartholomew Street, Newbury, circa 1910

Day 45 - Undated image from Thatcham Broadway

Day 46 - The BT Exchange and The Rising Sun

Day 47 - The Town Bookseller - on the bridge in Northbrook Street, Newbury

Day 48 - Highclere Castle from 1954

Day 49 - The Royal Oak, Yattendon in 1905

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