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A selection of photographs, prints and postcards. Some have personal or family connections
Elsewhere on the website: Our Genealogy
Images of Matlock & Matlock Bath

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Index of Images -
on pages of their own, many with local history and biographical information.

Below are counties and places where we do not have enough images to warrant a sub-section of their own.
Images of Derbyshire and Godalming, Surrey are in their own sections. Images of Matlock and Matlock Bath are in another part of this web site.



} Shinfield - St. Mary's Parish Church.
} The original church at Shinfield was built in 1069.


} Bowdon - St. Mary's Church *Additional images and more info*
} Includes quote from Balshaw's Directory (1855). Bowdon Church is today surrounded by a paved area made up from the headstones of the very many graves in the churchyard that had been flattened in 1860.

} The Cat and Fiddle Inn, near Buxton *Additional images and more info*
} High on the moors between Buxton and Macclesfield.


} Aspatria - King Street, about 1930.


} The Town of Ashburton, about 1845,
} Engraving, about 1845, from Dugdale's "England and Wales Delineated".
} Powderham Castle engraving, about 1845,
} Engraving, about 1845, from Dugdale's "England and Wales Delineated".


} Painswick, a Cotswolds town.


} Hampshire - The Market Place, Petersfield. *Image rescanned*
} Engraving, about 1845, from Dugdale's "England and Wales Delineated"


} Jacob's Ladder, Nuttall Park, early twentieth century *New*
} Broughton High School for Girls, Higher Broughton - in 1931. *Updated*
} With information about how and when the school was founded.

} Manchester - Market Street. *Additions*
} Market Street is the city's main shopping street and for a long time was the home of the once magnificent Lewis's department store.
Manchester Exchange (Manchester Royal Exchange) is also here.

} Piccadilly, Manchester and the Albion Hotel, 1820s-1927. *New*
} Piccadilly has always been one of the city's main thoroughfares and shopping area.
Manchester Royal Infirmary, built in 1752, was here until 1908.
} Manchester - The Shambles, 1900.


} Bradgate Park, Little Matlock *New*
} Once owned by the Grey family. A reservoir was built here in 1860 and the park was given to Leicestershire, for public use, in 1929.

London, City of

} The Charterhouse, City of London. *New*
} Built in 1371 for Carthusian monks, taken by the Tudor King Henry who sold it on, turned into a home,
then into Sutton's Hospital and was the first home of Charterhouse School.
5 postcards.


} Kitt's Cotty House, near Aylesford.
} Engraving, about 1845, from Dugdale's "England and Wales Delineated".

Oxfordshire, but some places formerly in Berkshire

} Ardington - Holy Trinity Church.
} Ardington, near Wantage, is a pretty Oxfordshire village, lying in the Vale of the White Horse. Here are 4 photographs, including a Hobbis family memorial, and a 1903 postcard. *New image and info*

} East Hagbourne and St. Andrew's Church.
} East Hagbourne, originally in Berkshire, is a really beautiful village.
} East Hagbourne, Whitechapel Road, about 1912 *New*
} Now known as Blewbury Road, the image shows a saddler's and harness maker's premises and Whitechapel Cottage.
} [Didcot] North Hagbourne: South View, 1914 *New*
} Recently built houses on South View, later Wessex Road. With five young boys.

South London Cinemas

} The Golden Domes Cinema, Streatham; The Plaza Cinema, Catford, The Ritz Cinema, Balham; The Rex Cinema, Norbury
} (Golden Domes shown on left). And a family connection.


} Ilam, Holy Cross Church *Additions to*
} The church before and after the 1856 restoration.
Its monuments, St. Bertram and the ancient font.

} Ilam Hall *New*
} Three images including a lithograph from William Adam's "The Gem of the Peak".
The hall, built in the Elizabethan Tudor style in the reign of George IV, replaced an earlier house that had belonged to the Porte family. It became a Youth Hostel and was partly demolished.


} Aberystwith Castle, Cardiganshire (Ceredigion) *New info*
} Engraving, about 1845, from Dugdale's "England and Wales Delineated".
The ancient castle was destroyed in the Middle Ages. It was rebuit and became a mint; the local silver supported Charles I. The castle was then blown up following an order by Oliver Cromwell.

} Betws y Coed, Conwy: Miners' Bridge *New*
} Albumen print and postcard o fa painting by H. Hadfield Cubley.
The wooden bridge, used by lead miners to get to work, spans the Afon Llugwy.
} Mochdre, Montgomeryshire (Powys) - St. Asaph's parish church.
With an amusing story about its ancient bell.

War and War Graves

} How He Won the Victoria Cross (the Zulu War)
} Postcard of a painting showing one of the acts of bravery of Captain and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, later General, Redvers H. Buller

} France and Belgium
} 1. France:
Faubourg-D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras;
Etaples - a general view and the headstone for JH Smithies (Etaples shown left);
Poppies in Flanders Field;
Belfast Tower, near Albert;
Honlon Cemetery nr St. Quentin;
Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, near Wimereux and Boulogne.
Thiepval British Memorial, near Albert;
Wimereux Communal Cemetery
2. Belgium:
Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, south of Ypres
} Le Touquet. Paris Plage. La Gare des Tramways (tram station) *New*
} A World War One postcard, with a family link.
} The Great War. - Estrées (Somme). Entrance of the Village *New*
} A World War One postcard.

} WW2 - Reginald Andrews' Franconia Adventure*New*
} One soldier's small part in the Second World War and his trip to the Crimea.

Yorkshire - West Riding

} Tong - St. James' Parish Church *New*
} There is archaeological evidence that a church was built here before the Norman Conquest.
} Tong - Houses at Holme, 1910 or before *New*
} Two sixteenth century deeds link the Stead family to Holme in the Lordship of Tong.

The Somme Valley, France.
          Ponds between Long and Longpre-Les-Corps-Saints
The Somme Valley today