Barton on Sea, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Barton On Sea New Milton Hants Dorset

My parents moved from Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea around 1947, and purchased a business at 18 Whitefield Road, New Milton, and a home at 24 Barton Court Avenue which was our childhood home for ten years - that house holds most of our childhood memories. My three siblings and I were rambunctious ...Read full memory

M/V Lamorna

In early November 1951, the LAMORNA left Gosport to quest after Captain Kidd's treasure in the South China Seas, but there was a break down in heavy weather off Cherbourg, and the 120 ton schooner was blown into Christchurch Bay, passed the Needles and went ashore east of Barton. There had been rescue attempts by the ...Read full memory

The Evans Sisters On Moorlands Avenue

The Evans sisters, their donkeys, and their Kindergarten School are a substantial part of my childhood memories. We lived around the corner from them, and we were sometimes boarded there when our parents needed a break, or just babysat while the parents worked. The donkeys were taken down to Barton ...Read full memory