Our History

Nuneaton Memories was created by accident in 2013.  Originally intended to just chronicle the history of Nuneaton Carnival via a Facebook Group by former Carnival Committee member Mark Palmer.

In January 2014 the Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/group/NuneatonMemories boasted over 2800 members with members posting and sharing their own personal photographs of Nuneaton. In February 2015 we had over 7800 members and February 2016 we have 12,348 and February 2018 we have over 20,000

The photographs seen on this website have been shared by facebook group members or have kindly been made available by organisations, business or local authority and individuals.

If you have any old photographs of Nuneaton, please email them to NuneatonMemories@btinternet.com with as much information as possible, or see the News & Whats On page for our next scanning session. You can help keep Nuneaton Memories alive by sending a donation, no matter how small, see Donations, Blog & Video page. 


Meet the Team

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Mark Palmer - Founder

Born in Ansley Village, lived Nuneaton all his life except for 5 years when he lived in York. Was on committee of Nuneaton Carnival for 19 years, currently employed as Office Administrator. Hobbies include walking & travelling.

Jacqueline Rose - admin

Born and lives in Nuneaton, married with one son. Interests very varied but include reading,conspiracy theories, the human body and diseases, ancient civilisations, modern and ancient sciences and local history

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Paul Birkin - admin

Born in Nuneaton & now lives in Bedworth. A keen horticulturist and loves nothing more than going out and about on his motorbike to take photographs of places of interest for Nuneaton Memories

Steve Collins - admin

Nuneaton born and bred and former soldier of the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Artillery who were based at Bramcote Barracks. Steve works part time and looks after his granddaughter full time

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 Bev Moore - admin

Born Nuneaton, lived in Caldwell and then Rendezvous Restaurant in Abbey St. Went to college in London in 1963 and lived in London or South ever since.....former Teacher, and former Sales Manager  now retired. Hobbies:- Reading, watching sport, travel


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Antony Dawkins - admin

 Born Nuneaton 1963 at St Nicolas Park and moved to Coton in 1992 when I got married. Self employed draughtsman within the shop fitting sector. Hobbies include walking my dog, eating out, cinema and Nuneaton Memories.

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