Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Home

How lovely to see this picture of Bedford Street. I lived at the Prince of Wales until I married in 1959. My mom and dad had the pub for many years and dad also had the coaches. Lots of happy memories of the church school next to the Darknings Wood. Miss Grimmer and Mrs Sexton were my fav teachers, ohh.. and Mr Davies the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ampthill by Wendy George


Prince of Wales Coaches. I think that was my dad's bus coming up Church Street and Vic the postman bless him, you could hear him coming up the street. What lovely memories I have of Ampthill. I lived at Prince of Wales till my marriage in 1959.

A memory of Ampthill by Wendy George

Vic The Postman

I feel sure the postman shown is Vic, who always whistled as he delivered the mail. He was like a favourite uncle when I was a child - sadly missed.

A memory of Ampthill by Julia Lovell