Old Maps of Fleet

Historic Maps of Fleet and the local area.

I was sorry to see this photo of Fleet Pond labelled incorrectly as The Lake. Lakes are natural features, whereas ponds have normally been created by man. The two ponds which used to exist in Fleet (one was filled in with spoil when the motorway was built nearby) were created by monks as fish ponds for the Bishop of Winchester. The (...Read full memory)

Wow when I saw their was the a photo of the family's famous store, the store that my dad told me was the equivalent to the first large department store like Debenhams I was amazed, I only wish their were more! My great Great Grandfather James Oakley was the owner to the store and lived near by with this his wife and children. On (...Read full memory)