Old Maps of Broughton Astley

Historic Maps of Broughton Astley and the local area.

The first house on the left in the photograph is No 1 Jubilee Road, and the house my parents moved into in 1931. I was only five years old but quite well remember other building going on as the road developed. Just a little before the vanishing point in this photograph , there is a road off to (...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)