Barnstaple, Devon (near Derby)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Railway Info.

Date of this photograph is c1874/75 as the railway viaduct is complete.

A memory of Barnstaple

Rowing Boats

It must have been in the early 1950s when an Aunt and Uncle, actually cousins of my mother's from Bolton, came to visit on holiday. In those days I remember there were rowing boats for ...Read full memory

Tailor's Apprentice

I was an apprentice in Mr Richard's tailor's shop, Barnstable, horse in window with a man in riding gear. Mr Diamond instructed me, a nice gent. I had to go back to Bradford before my apprenticeship was completed. I have happy memories, go for holidays now. I would like to have a photo of the shop.

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