Boscombe, Dorset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sailing Leaf Boats

I was born in August 1939, my brother was born in 1936, we lived at 5 The Crescent, Boscombe and my brother and I used to walk down Old Christchurch Road  to the lake in ...Read full memory

A memory of Boscombe by Richard Briant

A 1969 Student

For a very enjoyable year I lived at no 17 in Florence Road, a turning halfway down to the beach and off Sea road in Boscombe (see photo). I became one of the first persons in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Boscombe

14th Bournemouth Cub Scouts (St Saviour's)

I moved to Bournemouth in 1954 when my dad got a job there with Williams Deacons Bank. He bought a house at 84 Petersfield Road, Boscombe. I went to ...Read full memory

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