Aldbourne, Wiltshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Blue Boar Inn

My grandmother owned the Blue Boar Inn. Her name was Annie Dady. I believe she had the pub before the war and up until about 1960. Next door was Major Powell's racing stable and as a young lad I met Frankie Durr when he had breakfast at the Blue Boar. I can still remember the barn at the back and the old wash room. I am ...Read full memory

A memory of Aldbourne by Barry Dady

Blue Boer Inn

Hi, I was an apprentice with Major Powell in the 50s, lremember going to the Blue Boar a few times, I only have a faint memory of the landlady mai ly that sbe was a tall dark haired lady, I lived 11 Lottage Rd with Mrs Plant whoose daughter Sheelagh now lives in Australia. I try to visit Aldbourne every year my wife comes ...Read full memory