Old Chalgrave – Buildings and scenes

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Chalgrave in the Past - Buildings and scenes

Old photographs from around the Chalgrave Parish, featuring buildings and scenes of village life.
Damage To Chalgrave Church

Chalgrave in the Past - People

Days gone by, people from around the parish.
Cliff Day and Brian Gridley

Around the Parish

Photographs from around Chalgrave parish
Tebworth Sign

Chalgrave Then & Now

Views of Chalgrave from the past and how they look now.
Then & Now - St Mary's School
Royal Wedding Street Party

4 Comments

  1. David Molyneaux

    The cottage believed to be in Wingfield, I do not recognise it but on the road from Wingfield to Tebworth after costins farm there is a bend in the road to the right, the next property being the white house. On that bend set back from the road was a wooden bungalow. I was told that this bungalow was build after a lone German bomer after a raid on Luton/Dunstable jetisoned his bombs demolishing a cottage that previously stood there. I have no idea of the truth of the story but believe that the person who told me this was not known to make up stories, also of course at the time it would have been easy to check with others who lived there through the war years. Hope this helps your historian.

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    1. Iris Saunders (nee Cook)

      I seem to remember that the Ludgates lived in the bungalow and then a Mr & Mrs Melton lived next to them towards Tebworth. At the back of Mr Melton I think there were some ruins. I never actually saw them but was told about them. Wonder if this has any significance???

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  2. Norman Costin

    Hi David,

    I believe There were a line of cottages end on to the Tebworth road which were hit.

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  3. David Molyneaux

    Hi, Norman

    Where were these cottages exactly? if you know? I don’t remember any signs of them from when we where young, and we walked that road a lot of times.
    On a personal note nice to hear from you after all thes years.

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