Old Maps of Bramley

Historic Maps of Bramley and the local area.

I think it was 1963. The Flying Scotsman steam train came through Bramley station. I was only small, and we all gathered to watch it come through at a fantastic speed! I remember the station master, Jimmy Seagull, telling us kids to stand well back, as it was likely to suck us off the (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1941, we lived in an old Army hut, opposite 'Burraper' Mill. Strictly speaking this was in Sherborne St. John, being the other side of the Beau Brook and the Iron Bridge, but Bramley was a lot nearer. Burraper Mill was still in occasional use, grinding Sugar Beet and other things. It was driven (...Read full memory)