Barnstaple, The Square 1929

Barnstaple, The Square 1929

Neg. 82261

Memories of Barnstaple

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

School Swimming Lessons

I remember well going to the swimming baths once a week during the summer for swimming lessons. We used to walk from Pilton School to Rock Park, or those of us with bikes were allowed to cycle and wait at the park for ...Read full memory

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