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Who was Francis Frith?
Born into a Quaker family in 1822 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, Francis Frith was a remarkable person. The story of his life and the photographic archive that is now his legacy is fascinating beyond compare. After almost being lost to bulldozers forever, the photographs his company created are an amazing and unique step back in time and now, with the wonders of modern technology, the current company and now custodian of this original archive has created this web site to showcase his and other photographers' work and allow you to purchase your own version of a truely wonderful piece of history.Intrigued? Read More.. >>
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From just a few words, to rich, insightful stories of the past, each one is a fabulous record of local life. Read shared memories our website visitors have shared of their favourite UK places - we hope you'll join in too and share memories triggered by our special photos. Read & Share Your Own Memories
Featured Memory: "Plympton Station Holiday Memories"
My grandparents, my mother's parents, lived in Vicarage Road, Plympton until 1962 when they moved to Moorland Avenue. As children we always spent our holidays with them and I have early memories of accompanying my father or grandfather in the 1950´s to the road bridge overlooking the station to watch the trains ...Read full memory.