Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Budby, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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My Grandma and Grandad lived in a tied cottage in Budby, and I spent many happy times there when I was a little girl. Grandad Dudley was a cabinet maker at Thoresby Hall, and I was given a lovely little music chair by Lord Manvers, but I`m afraid I no longer have it. My Auntie Vera, who also lived in one of the tied cottages, (...Read full memory)
Uncle worked as a cabinet maker for Thoresby Estate. He and aunty lived in a tied-cottage in the village which Lady Manvers visited occasionally. I met her twice in my lifetime. Aunty baked lovely cakes and made chair covers and clothes all on a small hand sewing machine. There was an Aga in the kitchen making it so cosy (...Read full memory)