Newton Abbot, Devon
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.
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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