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Blakeney, Gloucestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Blakeney My "Home"

I came to live in Blakeney at the age of approximately 5 prior to this I lived at Roxborough House in Stroud - I lived in a Childrens Home named "Meadoway" along with my 2 brothers and 4 sisters - we all belonged to the All Saints Church Choir at varying stages in our lives - the best place to play was called ...Read full memory

A memory of Blakeney by jean.butt


It's just great to look at the old pictures of Blakeney's High Street, it seems almost like yesterday when I used to walk from my gran's house in the row of cottages where the railway bridge used to be. We used to go on holiday every year from our house in Haverhill, Suffolk. I remember it used to take nearly all day ...Read full memory

1945 1962

My memory goes back to 1945, my surname was Virgo and I lived in Cluster Cottage next to the brook. I remember standing by the brook with my cat in my arms; I must have been about 4 years old. A man took a photo of the brook with me on it, it was on a post card. I went to High Street church, was in the choir ...Read full memory