West Drayton, Nottinghamshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Making Our Own Entertainment

Across from The Angler Retreat in Cricket field Lane is the river Coln. Down the lane on your left you pass the West Drayton Cricket Club with the river on your right. Next to the cricket field is The Coln Park ...Read full memory

The Railway Bridge

In this picture I can remember that on the left was W H Smith's, a bicycle shop and an Options on the corner of Colham Road. To the right between the two pubs many years earlier was Pat's Garage. In the picture we have ...Read full memory

The Guy Outside The Post Office

Opposite the post office at the end of the parade of shops was a dry cleaners owned by what I thought was a rather posh lady who would call me Poppet. My mother cleaned house for them and sometimes I would ...Read full memory