Newton Abbot, Devon

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Newton Abbot, 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 Newton Abbot

Historic Maps of Newton Abbot and the local area.

Browsing through these pictures of NewtonAbbot reminded me of the Saturday job I had at the hardware store. Still feel an affinity with these type places that are left! Happy days at the Grammar School 1964 to 1970.

For a few years my grandfather worked here as an instructor in woodwork.My daughters father our law was also there as an instructor. For many years in the 60s I remember it being run for the deaf. As to the work house I and all my brothers and sisters were born there when it was the maternity wards. My mother worked as an auxiliary in the hospital for 26 years