Barnstaple, Devon (near Derby)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Railway Info.

Date of this photograph is c1874/75 as the railway viaduct is complete.

A memory of Barnstaple

Railway Info.

The furniture van to the left will have been carried to Barnstaple by rail. There were special low 'road vehicle trucks' onto which these vans could be loaded and moved long distances around the country. and it is standing next to the end loading docks at this end of the station.

A memory of Barnstaple

Macfisheries

Arriving in Barnstaple in 1957 from Hampshire, a 17 year old blonde haired young man, my first employment was at the High Street branch of Macfisheries, employed as a shop assistant/delivery boy delivering orders on a large ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnstaple by Raymond Hay