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Junior exhibitors at the local Horticultural Show in 1966. Hazel and Ian Greaves (2nd/3rd left, front row)

Old Dalby Horticultural Show. The event was held in the original village hall, on Longcliff Hill, where the school hall now stands. 1) Mrs Bird and exhibitor Ronald Greaves, with his grand daughter Hazel; 2) Ronald Greaves with his grandson, Ian; 3)…

Jim Hart supports the Hunt as they gather on Main Street in 1960's.

L-R Doreen Greaves, Dorothy Greaves & Ivy Nicholson in private quarters of the Crown Inn (located to the right of the bar). 1959/60.

Voucher for train ticket to Old Dalby, dated 16th April 1960. Vouchers were distributed (either free or subsidised) directly to Civilian Employees of MoD, who used them in lieu of cash for return journeys to Old Dalby - probably issued in booklets of…

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"Article - Leicester Advertiser Friday January 06, 1961 on ""Our Towns and Villages"" No.204, Old Dalby (Second Article): ""Three Free Schools - Strangers 2d a week"". Images:
Mr & Mrs Ian Young, Home Farm.
Mr Sep Raine.
Old Dalby Vicarage.

"""Article - Leicester Advertiser Friday December 30, 1960 on """"Our Towns and Villages"""" No.204, Old Dalby: """"A Beautifully Placed And Friendly Village"""". Images:
Rev. C.J.R Daybell (Vicar of Dalby & Nether Broughton) & Rev. C.N Daybell…

Timeline item 22: 1961 - On 18 June, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh sleep over on the train at Old Dalby station. This becomes a regular occurrence for members of the Royal Household into the 1980s

Timeline item 24: 1969 - Following the opening of the new primary school in 1967, three residents - Ken Harris, Pete Towsey and Sean Anderson - purchase the old school for community purposes. It is used as a play group centre for many years

Timeline item 23: 1968 - Old Dalby station closes to passengers. Croft Gardens and Hawthorn Close are built, bringing new young families into the village

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