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Beachley, Gloucestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

A Death At Beachley

My aunt, Ida Fletcher, was in the WRAF in 1941. She was on leave visitng my grandmother who had a dress shop at 28 High St in Chepstow called "Cristofar" (it is now a wedding dress shop). They were having a picnic at Beachley when a woman and her son got into difficulties while paddling. My grandmother called on Ida "you ...Read full memory

A memory of Beachley by Mike Stewart

Severn Queen

The person on the right, on the pier, is myself, Ron Stokes. As I wrote in my memory previous, I worked on Beachley and Aust Piers, weekends, school holidays, until I joined the merchant navy in 1958. If you wish to know the history of Pier House [behind ferry office] and lighthouse keepers, and lighthouse of Beachley see ...Read full memory

A memory of Beachley by Ronald Stokes