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Old photos of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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History of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Milton Keynes - locally abbreviated to MK, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England. It is the administrative centre of the Borough of Milton Keynes and was formally designated as a new town on 23 January 1967, with the design brief to become a "city" in scale. It is located about 45 miles (72 km) north-west of London.

At designation, its 89 km2 (34 sq mi) area incorporated the existing towns of Bletchley, Wolverton, and Stony Stratford, along with another fifteen villages and farmland in between. It took its name from the existing village of Milton Keynes, a few miles east of the planned centre.

Date of foundation: 1967

Population: 229 941

Ceremonial county: Buckinghamshire

Milton Keynes. Blechley Road
Blechley Road
Milton Keynes. Bradwell rail station, 1962
Bradwell rail station, 1962
Milton Keynes. Brickhill Church, 1906
Brickhill Church, 1906
Milton Keynes. Great Linford - Black Horse, 1974
Great Linford - Black Horse, 1974
Milton Keynes. Little Brickhill Church near Bletchley, circa 1920's
Little Brickhill Church near Bletchley, circa 1920's
Milton Keynes. Old Wolverton Turn, Steam Tram and Trailer
Old Wolverton Turn, Steam Tram and Trailer
Milton Keynes. Parish Church, Newport Pagnell
Parish Church, Newport Pagnell
Milton Keynes. Stony Stratford - Calverton cottages, 1907
Stony Stratford - Calverton cottages, 1907
Milton Keynes. Stony Stratford - Market Square
Stony Stratford - Market Square
Milton Keynes. Stony Stratford - Steam Tram
Stony Stratford - Steam Tram
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - Carriage Works, 1954
Wolverton - Carriage Works, 1954
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - The train express, 1957
Wolverton - The train Wolverhampton - Euston express, 1957
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - Green Lane, 1910
Wolverton - Green Lane, 1910
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - Market Square
Wolverton - Market Square
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - Men leaving Works, 1906
Wolverton - Men leaving Works, 1906
Milton Keynes. Wolverton - War Memorial
Wolverton - War Memorial and Congregational Church

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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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