Shorwell, Isle of Wight

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

Historic Maps of Shorwell and the local area.

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

Yay! I've found my brother (Mike Targett) here! Yep, I'm Mike's brother and one of the Shorwell's Vicars' sons 1972-1980. Growing up in Shorwell was certainly idillic, carefree, and we were very spoilt in our surroundings. The locals were extremely supportive of us and gave my brother and I tremendous memories of which we will never forget. Local characters have been cemented into our minds ...see more

I was very happy in Shorwell School and going to Chapel on Sundays, and going on Chapel outings. Then paly with my friends at school and at weekends. It was a very nice place to grow up, it changed after I left school. I hope someone will remember me. I am now living in Southampton, I have been here since 1967, when I got married - I am now divorced. But I have met someone very special - he is my knight. I am very happy now since 1990.