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

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

A Childhood Holiday

My family spent a very happy holiday as guests of the Barnaby famly who owned the castle. About 6 years old, I recall being transported from the station in a Trojan estate car - a most innovative design at the time with its unique diesel engine. Mr Barnaby, a botanist who wrote on Alpine flora, also owned a wonderful ...Read full memory

A memory of Bromyard by Bob Perkins

I Stayed There

Approx 1962 I had a weekend at Buckenhill Manor. I served with Ken Stewart at Boscombe Down when at week ends he was travelling around various book and agricultural fairs. As I remember it, his cousin and her husband founded Landsman Books. The husband died and Ken played a greater role in the business, becoming in effect a ...Read full memory

A memory of Bromyard by Morris Hedges


while researching family tree information, I discovered that my great great grandma was born in the property know as three mills. Sarah Benbow was born in 1818 or thereabouts, the daughter of a miller. I would love to get more information about her or the property.anything would be appreciated. Thanks in advance, Dawn Davis Victoria Australia

A memory of Bromyard by dawndavis5