Brockenhurst, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Family History Of The Village In The 1930's

My Great Grandfather J.T. Bull was the Local Blacksmith in the Village, my Mother Regina his grandaughter was born there 1929..The Bull Family were also the Publican's of the Railway Inn formerly known. Now the Snakecatcher Inn close to the train gates on the main road to Lymington. John Thomas Bull also ran the Point to Point Shows in the 1930's in the Viliage.. Way before the New Forest Show.

Grammar School

Went to Brock from 1955 to 1960 and had a nickname 'Heap' for obvious reasons - I was rather large. Remember playing for the School Cricket team. Also remember a lot of lovely looking girls... wish I hadn't been so shy.

Sam Collins' Memory Of This Picture

My dad is Sam Collins who lived at Wisteria Cottage on railway crossing. He was born there in 1926 and left to join the army in 1943. He is 84 years old now and lives in Maidenhead, Berks. His memory of this photo is that the shop, with sun blind was a butchers shop. This was owned by Mr Gosling and ...Read full memory