Then and now: Grantham photographer pictured town for 40 years

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Grantham Journal

Chris Windows was a photographer in Grantham for 40 years, beginning shortly after World War II, writes Ruth Crook of Grantham Civic Society. During his career, he amassed just over a quarter of a million photographic negatives. He was born in Southampton in 1919 and grew up in Wimbledon. He began working at Gaumont British film studios at Lime Grove before working at Gainsborough studios in Shepperton and Elstree. During World War II he was originally in the Royal Corps of Signals and then the Army Film and Photographic Unit. After the war Chris worked at the Grantham Guardian, then became a …

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