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Higham Ferrers - Walnut Tree
Walnut Tree and Lovers Lane Walnut Tree
Walnut Tree and Lovers Lane in winter c1905
& a hand coloured copy of the same postcard

Irthlingborough Road
Another hand coloured postcard

c 1900 hand-coloured version
Farmhouse and the Walnut Tree c1900
Note the gully and drainage hole bottom right of picture

1914 c1910
Left - 1914 with Kingsmeadow Lane and Kennel Row cottages
Above in summer c1920
H E Bates the writer, born at Rushden in 1905 - his maternal grandfather George Lucas lived in one of these cottages

Memorial Garden postcard
In 1930 the area became a Memorial Garden to Bessie Patenall. She was sister of Thomas Patenall, whose wife Clara was Commandant at the V.A.D. Hospital during WWI, and Bessie was Sister in Charge.


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