Old Maps of Blackwater

Historic Maps of Blackwater and the local area.

Memories of Blackwater

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I am not from Blackwater but my great, great Grandfather, John Cranham bought Harthover House in 1854 and lived there with his family for a few years..He was a builder.. i would love to hear from anyone who knew of the family..

My memory of Blackwater started when I was 14, for those of you who don't know what the Old Manor was, it was a transport cafe, which stood on what is now a supermarket site, on the right, at the junction with Rosemary Lane. In the late 1950s it consisted of coach seats to sit on, and single light bulbs, but in the early (...Read full memory)