St Mary Bourne, Hampshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of St Mary Bourne, 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 St Mary Bourne

Historic Maps of St Mary Bourne and the local area.

I also have special memories of the two houses shown - Spring House Farm and Spring Cottage. Tilly and Fred (as mentioned by Marie Sloane) were my great aunt and uncle as were the Davis sisters and brothers living in the farm house. I am sure Marie must have known my Mother (Tilly and Fred's niece) who was Ivy Hibberd (before she married). I spent many of my childhood holidays staying in the farm house and some of my earliest memories were of "helping out" in Tilly's shop.

Added 18 February 2011
My mum was born in Lower Link and started St Mary Bourne School around 1942. In those days there were only two classrooms in use. The Head Mistress was either a Miss or Mrs Lee who taught the older children. She thinks her teacher was Mrs Thompson (who, each day, brought her small son called Roger in with her - can anyone confirm this?). As there was no school dinners at this time she went to her ...see more