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Plaque 1
The White House, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard LU7 1HD
Front left of the main entrance porch.

Track 1: Husband ‘s work
Shirley Ann Delafield - Track Length:1 min 38 secs

Track 2: The Vandyke Rd pit in the 20s and 30s
R V Willis - Track Length 2.13

Track 3: Playing in Vandyke Road pit
R V Willis - Track Length 48.3 secs

Track 4: Playing in sand works on wagons
Glenys Johnston - Track Length: 27secs

Track 5: Death of grandfather in quarry
William Cosby - Track Length: 1 min 44 secs

Plaque 2
Page’s Park Station, Billington Road,
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. LU7 4TN

Track 1: Light railway – accident
Trevor Roff - Track Length: 1 min 2 secs

Track 2: Loco driving
Ronald Lansbury - Track Length: 3mins 40 secs

Track 3: Railway line and Spinney Pool
Glenys Johnston - Track Length 1min 29 secs

Track 4: Leighton Buzzard Swimming Club – the man in charge and fees
RV Willis - Track Length 1min 15

Track 5: Getting involved in running the railway
Mervyn Leah - Track Length: 4 mins 31 secs

Plaque 3
Tiddenfoot Waterside Park , Mentmore Road, Linslade
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 2AF
Eastern side of the park on a wooden bench, opposite the sandstone loading wharf on the far side of canal.

Track 1: Working on canal boats
William Vaughan Extract 1 - Track Length 1 min 43 secs

Track 2 :Jones Sands
Bob Blake Extract 5 - Track Length: 1 min 45 secs

Track 3 Playing at Tiddenfoot
Trevor Wilkins Extract 1 - Track Length 1 min 17 secs

Track 4: Wildlife
Philip Harding & Kelvin Quick Extract 6 - Track Length: 46 secs

Track 5: Wild weather and wild life
Ray Gurney Extract 3 - Track Length: 37 secs

Plaque 4
St. Barnabas Church Hall, Waterloo Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2NS
Corner wall of Church Hall.

Track 1: Working in the sand pits, driving a locomotive
Stanley Harold Skinner Extract 3 - Track Length 1min 47

Track 2: Getting a job
Trevor Wilkins Extract 2 - Track Length 2mins 18 secs

Track 3: Number employed in sand industry
Bob Blake Extract 6 - Track Length: 1 min 11 secs

Track 4: Characters at Double Arches
David Browning Extract 2 - Track Length: 1 min 8 secs

Track 5: Breakfast and lunch time
Trevor Roff Extract 1 - Track Length: 59 secs

Plaque 5
The Globe PH, Globe Lane, Stoke Road, Linslade, Beds, LU7 2TA
Above front Porch, on canal side

Track 1; Horse and cart work
Philip Harding & Kelvin Quick - Track Length: 54 secs

Track 2: Silica white sand and glass making
RV Willis - Track Length 1min 30 secs

Track 3: Canal transport
RV Willis - Track Length:1 min 18 secs

Track 4: Childhood memories of the canal and railway
Geoffrey Lansbury - Track Length: 1 min 16 secs

Track 5: Forms of transport
Richard Walpole - Track Length: 1 min 31 secs

Plaque 6
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club, Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard,
Bedfordshire, LU7 3JF
Viewed from Sandy lane, (Plantation road end).

Track 1: Memories of quarries as a child
Geoffrey Lansbury - Track Length:2 mins 44 secs

Track 2: Playing in sand works on wagons
Glenys Johnston - Track Length: 27secs


Track 3: Abbey Style and Stoneleigh Abbey
Geoffrey Lansbury - Track Length: 2 mins 7 secs

Track 4: Lunch
Philip Harding & Kelvin Quick - Track Length 1min 2 secs

Track 5: Betting on horses
Philip Harding & Kelvin Quick - Track Length 1 min 53 secs

Plaque 7
The Pump House, Heath Green, Heath & Reach, Beds LU7 OAB

Track 1: Playing as a child on the Tip & Former pits today
Maureen Gurney - Track Length 2 min 48 secs

Track 2: Garside’s pits
Bob Blake - Track Length 2 mins 10 secs

Track 3: Working hours
Maureen Gurney - Track Length 1 min 2 secs

Track 4: Washing Day
Vera Shales and Maureen Gurney - Track Length: 29secs

Track 5: Memories of ‘Heath Academy’ and village life
Michael King - Track Length: 3mins 24 secs

Plaque 8
Bryants Lane Quarry, Reach Lane, Heath and Reach,
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 0AL
Gate post at quarry entrance

Track 1: Geology field trips in Leighton Buzzard
Jill Eyers - Track Length: 50 secs

Track 2: Mum’s job sewing sacks in the drying
Maureen Gurney - Track Length: 2min 45 secs

Track 3: Housing in Bryant’s Row
Vera Shales - Track Length:1 min 57 secs

Track 4: Acquiring a sandpit.
Richard Walpole - Track Length: 2 min 48secs

Track 5: Keeping pigs
Vera Shales - Track Length: 40 secs

Plaque 9
Stone Lane, Woburn Road, Heath and Reach
On the permissive path between quarry and sports fields

Track 1: Train driving
Michael King - Track Length: 4 mins 26 secs

Track 2: Parties, trips and sponsorship
Ray Gurney - Track Length: 51 secs

Track 3: Topping up
William Cosby - Track Length: 2 mins

Track 4: Archaeological finds in Stone End Quarry
Bernard John Jones - Track Length: 2 mins 20 secs

 

Subject: Poem
Vera Shales - Track Length: 2 mins 42 secs

 

   
   


 
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