Old Maps of Hopwas

Historic Maps of Hopwas and the local area.

Memories of Hopwas

Read and share your memories of Hopwas itself or of a particular photo of Hopwas.

I remember this view very well, though by 1965, I'd married and left the village. We lived at the top of Nursery Lane, No 37. My dad worked at the Nursery. I remember Ann's mum and their bungalow being built. I was a frequent visitor to Myra and Harry Harper's bungalow as their son, Alan, was a pal. Alan is now Archbishop of (...Read full memory)

I think that the photograph was taken in 1965 as the photo shows me and my brother David Jones fishing from the bottom of the garden of 4 Nursery Lane.  I was born in 1955 in Tamworth and we moved to Hopwas in April of 1961 when I was just 8 years old and my brother 5 years old.  I think that I look about 12 in the photo? (...Read full memory)