Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Gloucester, 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.

Old Maps of Gloucester

Historic Maps of Gloucester and the local area.

I was born in Gloucester in 1949 & had a really wonderful childhood there with my two younger brothers. In the early years, we spent our school holidays exploring Robinswood Hill. Taking picnics, lighting & cooking on fires, just having so much innocent fun. We lived on an estate that was a close community although we (...Read full memory)

'The Grate People'. Famous for cooking ranges, fireplaces etc as well as general ironmongery. Opened in 1905, wound-up in 1965. Started by my great-grandfather & partner from the west country. There is a re-creation of the shop in Gloucester Folk Museum nearby. Although the shop looks (...Read full memory)