Berkeley, Gloucestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Cordwainers Shop

My Great Grandfather, Samuel King, ran a boot and shoe business (as a Cordwainer) from this address in the 19th century. His family home is listed in the 1881 census as The Old House, Market Place, Berkeley. His father John King (Dob 25.5.1765) was also a Cordwainer in Berkeley in the 18th century. The King family were ...Read full memory

A memory of Berkeley by Paul Latham

Home Sweet Home

What a wonderful site.  These photos bring back so many lovely memories. From this one I can see the house I grew up in (34 High St) and my Dad's cinema. This photo was taken the year that I was born.  I can also see the hospital that I was born in.  I miss Berkeley, it will always be home. I now live in ...Read full memory