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Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bishop's Waltham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Grapes, St Peters Street,1871

My grandmother, Elizabeth Ann Higgs, was widowed in 1869, when her husband, John Russell Higgs, was drowned at sea. Her brother Silas Short was working at the brickyard in the town so she and her 2 children, Annie and Arthur (my father), moved to Bishops Waltham to be near him. Elizabeth ran the ...Read full memory

The Old Brickyard And Employers

reletive used to work at the brickyard in claylands rd

The Palace Ruins Bishopswalthem

We have 2 small vase and an ink well in pink with a picture of The Palace Ruins Bishopswalthem on the front of each. My father William John Aburrow was born in Bishopswalthem and used to tell me about the tunnels under the ruins. We are thinking of giving the vase and ink well to the museum at the ruins.