Northampton Memories brings together the recollections of people from various parts of the town and from a range of different age groups. It includes memories of home and family life, the local shops and market, experiences of wartime rationing, memories of local businesses, education, parks and play areas, of travelling to and fro on the local transport services, memories of the old dance halls and events, and of how the town itself has changed throughout the years. Join Christine Jones and the town's residents as they take a trip down memory lane.
Christine Jones has lived in Northampton all her life. Growing up in the town, she has many fond memories of the area as she witnessed Northampton change and develops through the 1960s. As a freelance writer mainly for local websites, Christine is community driven, and frequently contributes to the Memories of Northampton Past blog, to which she is a key member, where residents are able to share their memories of the area and draw on nostalgia and old practices sometimes forgotten today.