Old Maps of Southborough

Historic Maps of Southborough and the local area.

I lived with my parents in Southborough until I was 17 years old. My Gran also lived quite near to us. My dad and all his brothers and sisters went to St. Peters School on the common. So did my older brother and two young sisters. I can well remember my first long walk there, all the way down Manor Road, past (...Read full memory)

From the 1930s, when I first saw it from a pram to about the 1960's, Holden Pond was a wonderful place for wildlife. Each March hundreds, maybe thousands, of frogs and toads, hopped and crawled there to breed. The water was clear, and from the roadside you could see them swimming about on the bottom among Canadian pondweed, (...Read full memory)