Bray, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Bray

Browse 72 photo books on Bray and the surrounding area.

Hotel De Paris

I worked as a commis, or trainee waiter at the Hotel de Paris during the summer season of 1957. Unfortunately I never had or saw a photograph of the hotel until now (as I remember it. My family left England in 1958 and was not able to return until the 1970's and by that time it was gone. Some memories that I remember clearly ...Read full memory

A memory of Bray by Edgar Wootton

Family Memories

This was the year I represented my family at my Uncle Davy Mcarthy's funeral, what a truly momentous occasion, people travelled for miles to be there. He was a bastion for the cause and was as a young man on hunger strike at Walton jail in Liverpool, fighting for his party!! He lived in James Vonnally Square with his wife Sarah ...Read full memory

A memory of Bray by Eileen Mccann

Honeymoon In Bray

I spent my honeymoon in Bray and also stayed with a Mrs McGrath who was related to my father (Joseph Devlin). Do you have any photos of the family or the house or address as I will be visiting Bray this year tracing my roots. The name Curtis is also a connection. Can anyone help in any way at all? Thanks.   Ann

A memory of Bray by Ann Richards