Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abbots Bromley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Horn Dance At The Goats Head

Myself and my husband Tony were landlords of the Goats Head from July 1976 till October 1991. Memories of the Horn Dance, me and the barmaids dressed as serving wenches, also we had bar-b-ques in the garden and folk groups playing in the pub, also joining in with the dancers. Those's horns are very heavy ...Read full memory

Stimulating Swimming Sessions

My twin & I attended The School of S.Mary & S. Anne in Abbots Bromley from 1960-1968; two younger sisters joined us later. Swimming lessons took place in this unheated outdoor pool during the summer term. I well remember divesting our warm uniforms, in the covered changing room alongside the pool, with the ...Read full memory