Old Maps of Poole

Historic Maps of Poole and the local area.

Roughly that time, I went to school there when it was Ashley Cross Girls School. I had many a happy time there. One of our cookery teachers left to have a baby then went on to teach at the Girls Grammar School in Sobers Lane. My tutor group was in the Oakes, we were not allowed up in the attic areas (...Read full memory)

My mother Elizabeth and my father, Graham Thomson, lived on a houseboat in Poole harbour during 1950 and 1951. I was a baby and they had to move to dry land when I became a toddler! My mother used to tell me how she used to hang nappies from the sail masts on deck. I don't remember much, apart from the (...Read full memory)