Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Northam, 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.
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I am looking for some historical images from my house on Chope Road. It is currently called Sundene and was built in 1920 as one large house, now separated into two. My understanding is that the house owned a lot of land, which is now Tudor close. There are significant land marks of a number of Copper Beech trees which must be as old, if not older than the house.
My nan, Florance Annie Hearn or Heard travelled with her dad and 3 older sisters from Northham way before the first world war. His work as a master builder took him to Lidney, Abbertillery, Abbgavenny and most stops between. He was responsible for the ornate plaster works in Cardiff civic centre and built a number (...Read full memory)