Broadway, Hereford & Worcester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Growing Up In Broadway

I was raised in Broadway during the 1920s and 1930s. I had an idyllic childhood with freedom to explore the surrounding countryside including free access to the tower. I went to the village school and was in the church choir. Part of my job as choirboy was to walk alongside the wooden bier carrying coffins at ...Read full memory

A memory of Broadway by Colin Hall

Broadway Coaches

I was raised in Broadway from a baby until I married in 1970. My parents, Gordon and Joan Harrison owned and ran the Broadway Coaches Ltd at Yew Tree House, just above this photo. Behind the house we kept many coaches which took the local children to schools in the area and many day trips. My grandfather had a garage on ...Read full memory

A memory of Broadway

Visiting Broadway Village And Broadway Tower

Around 1982 my two friends and I were on holiday touring England Scotland and Wales from Canada. We were wanting to tour some of the villages in the Cotswolds and Broadway was our first stop. We stopped for a cup of tea and scones with lovely homemade jam and clotted cream. So yummy! Next for a tour ...Read full memory

A memory of Broadway by Janis Craig