Category: Melton Borough Villages

  • Pickwell


    The village ‘traffic island’ – Early 1930s A 1d. scarlet postage stamp bearing the face of King Edward V on the reverse of the old postcard, and a picture of the War Memorial, dedicated in 1925, would date the picture to the early 1930s. Most of the objects on the villages’ ‘traffic island’ have disappeared. […]

  • Waltham on the Wolds

    Waltham on the Wolds

    High Street – Early 1900s An empty sandy main street vanishes, curving in the winter mist. All old houses and buildings are still there. Modern features are added: some cars, a satellite dish, and a rooftop antenna. The Church of St. Mary Magdelene, with 13th and 14th century Norman origins, rises as a backdrop. A […]