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A Saturday Job at the Market
Hi all, What a nostalgic site this is for all of us “Watfordians” from decades past, no matter where we live now ( me in South Australia) I’m sure our thoughts often wander back in time to our childhood days in what was then a very different town. I used to work as a schoolboy ...
Ticket barrier and ticket collector at the London, Midland & Scottish Railway's Watford Junction station, Hertfordshire, England, 1943. Tickets had to be checked on the platform before the passengers were allowed to board the train. They were usually checked on the train too, and when passengers arrived at their destinations.
Watford High Street Shops and More
The Jewellers in the High Street may have been Jacksons. They were the oldest in the town and founded in 1876. Their business was sort of opposite Clements Department Store roughly where there’s a flyover cutting right through the original store building. Jackson’s shop was on a site that dates back to about 1500. I ...