Old Maps of Broughton Astley

Historic Maps of Broughton Astley and the local area.

This is my second entry about Broughton Astley and may contain some references to items in my first reminisces. As a person 'born and bred' in Broughton Astley, I have fond memories of the village as it was 'in the old days'. In the days before the 'Jelson Estate'; the 'Bruce Fletcher Estate'; the (...Read full memory)

I used to catch the train every week to visit my grandmother in Countesthoe. From where I lived in Six Acres it was about a mile walk to the station. The station was often staffed by Paddy a cheerful Irish man. If not him a lady would be on duty. A lady also normally worked the signal box. Most services were steam but in (...Read full memory)