1940s

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Jars of Sweets! The Oldest Sweet Shop in England, Est. I have several of these old sweet jars Portobello, Jars Of Sweets, Old Sweets, Retro Sweets, Vintage Sweets, Vintage Tins, Sweet Jars, Penny Candy, Gateaux Cake

SWEET JARS - OLD FASHIONED SWEETS - THE OLDEST SWEET SHOP IN ENGLAND - CANDY - CONFECTIONARY - PATELEY BRIDGE - NIDDERDALE - YORKSHIRE

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Nostalgia: latest pieces of Nostalgia by Teesside Live – Unique Baby Bathing 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Time Photography, Children Photography, Nostalgia Photography, Old Pictures, Old Photos, The Good Old Days, Vintage Photographs

Nostalgia: Latest Nostalgia pieces from Teesside Live

The latest nostalgia pieces from TeessideLive's dedicated news team.

The Imperial War Museum - house. This is a very keen museum. 1940s Kitchen, Vintage Kitchen, Vintage Tins, Retro Vintage, Vintage Labels, 1940s Party, 1940s Home, 1930s, British Home

Cats, Dogs and Eiderdowns

This is the last posting from The Imperial War Museum - you may be glad to hear. The above is the famous Lord Kitchener poster designed by Alfred Leete to persuade young men to enlist. Britain declared War on Germany on 4th August 1914 shortly after the Kaiser's armies crossed into Belgium. By the end of 1915 two and a half million men had enlisted and in 1916 Parliament passed the Military Service Acts which introduced conscription of men aged between 18 and 41. The way to the "Front Line."…

Listen with mother on the radio.Always began 'Are you sitting comfortably? 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Retro, Old Shows, Kids Tv, My Youth, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Family History

A new golden age for radio? -

Listen with mother - backbone of the BBC light programme schedule form 1950 to 1982. If there is an orthodox medium that has been given a shot in the arm by new technology it has got to be radio (not Last fm and all that marlarkey) but good old gardeners-question-time type wireless. Radio is in robust health in the UK, most especially the BBC which has recently seen both reach and share of listening hours increase and part of that success is down to new means of distribution, particularly…

A paraffin heater just like this one was lit upstairs most nights. I remember the smell. I think my parents gave me the heater and I threw it away :( My Childhood Memories, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Household, The Past, Old Things, Retro, Central Heating, 1960s

paraffin – Remembrance of Things Past

Posts about paraffin written by Alan

Kitchen in Prefab possibly in Prefabs Excalibur Estate, Catford Vintage Kitchen Appliances, 1940s Kitchen, Victorian Kitchen, Mini Kitchen, Old Kitchen, Kitchen Decor, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Interior, 1940s Home

Prefab Kitchen

A 1940s kitchen complete with washing tub. A 'prefab', a temporary house erected for families made homeless though the bombing raids of World War II. These structures were very well designed with a living room, kitchen, modern bathroom and two bedrooms, and were often better than the family's previous accommadation. Some are still in use today. This prefab is in the Chlitern Open Air Museum and has been furnished in 1940s style.

At home in the past: Man whose house is a shrine to the 1940s Kitchen, Vintage Kitchen, Vera Lynn, Nostalgia, Lifebuoy, Retro Sweets, Vintage Interiors, Retro Home Decor, Sweet Memories

At home in the past: Man whose house is a shrine to the 1940s

Ben Sansum, from Cambridgeshire, is fascinated by the decade when Britain was at war. He spent years transforming his home into the hope that time forgot.

World of Art Poster, x 42 Cm Ww2 History, Women In History, British History, Underground Shelter, London Underground, Underground Railroad, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage London

World of Art Poster, 29.7 x 42 Cm

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Victorian wooden roller mangle with adjustable tensioners at top and zinc drip pail in front Nostalgia, Nostalgic Images, Vintage Laundry, My Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Ol Days, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Old Pictures

Washday Blues: how did they keep clean?

Until fairly recently washing was a difficult and physically demanding job. In the Tudor period outer garments belonging to the wealthy could not easily be washed, only brushed and aired for f…