Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Overton, 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 Overton

Historic Maps of Overton and the local area.

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

I was born on 29th November 1928, and lived in Southsea in 1939, and during August my parents, little sister, and I went for a short holiday by coach to stay with an Aunt and Uncle at Overton in Hampshire. The threat of war was very imminent, and as we lived near a big Naval port, my parents decided to arrange for me to be privately evacuated with the ...see more

I remember when I was seven years old Overton had a special carnival. I would love to see any old photos of this event. I was lucky enough to be one of the special attendants. We received ribbon for saches and extra clothing allowance coupons for the dresses. I remember sitting on a vehicle in Winchester street and meeting some famous star whose name might have been ? Murrey. Can anyone help enlarge this memory for me? Thanks Nancy(Baker) Englefield