Bishopstoke, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Smart's Fish Saloon.

Re Smart's Fish Saloon. My parents Peter and Wyn Pellerade owned this from 1952 to the early 60s when it was demolished to make room for flats. The site never got used but has recently been developed into a doctors surgery. This was in the ancient rights of Bishopstoke, the original post office. It was a beautiful 4 bedroom cottage with the shop space of three rooms on the side.

Bathing In The River

Montague terrace was home to many children. I remember the Allen's, John, June, Barry, Hazel, Ivan & Valerie. The White's, Maurice and Barbara, The William,s and Smith,s, Joan, Roy, Margaret, Jeffrey, and at least three younger ones. Plus Pauline Sollet, Valerie & Johnnie Butt. We all played in the road outside of ...Read full memory

Stoke Park Road

I lived here when we moved from "Asfordby", which was a big house converted into flats in Church Road. I would walk up and down this road when I got old enough to go to school at the infants (my parents didn't have a car). I would come home for lunch too. We lived nearer the top of Stoke Park Road, between Drake Road and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bishopstoke by lynne006