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Alton, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Alton

Browse 127 photo books on Alton and the surrounding area.

Happy Days

I contracted polio in 1955 & after nearly 2 years in hospital I went home & started to overcome my disability. I arrived at Treloars, or Lord Mayor Treloar College, as it was then known, ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Anthony Roseveare

Memories Of Living In High Street, Alton

I have been looking through this brilliant site and came to this picture of the Alton High St, c1965. As a nine year old, in approx 1967, I used to live above ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Frank Parsley

Alton High Street Tobaconist   A Jones

I was born at Southbrook, Lenten Street in 1949. Father ran a shop called A Jones Tobacconist on High Street, which had earlier been my grandfather's (Arthur Jones ...Read full memory

A memory of Alton by Andrew (Andy) Jones