Newtown, Hampshire (near Newbury)

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Newtown, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Newtown

Historic Maps of Newtown and the local area.

From the ‘Local Chit-Chat’ column in the Newbury Weekly News, October 6th 1966 SWAN AT NEWTOWN CHANGING HANDS Due to take over the Swan Inn, Newtown, when Mr R. C Coxworth retires on October 19th after 23 years is Mr David Foster, a partner of T. N. Foster Ltd, of Clere Chase, Burghclere who is leaving the family business to take over the Inn. Married with three sons Christopher ...see more

My late father, born in 1922, worked for Lady Mary Holt. He spoke fondly of his time there, but not enough. He also worked at Blenheim, but the War intervened, I assume. Does anyone know how I could find out a little about the household? Are there any accounts by other members in service then? I am intrigued, but as ever wished I had encouraged him to talk about his past. His name was Edward Hind, his family were Welsh.