Beachley, Gloucestershire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Beachley, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Beachley

Historic Maps of Beachley and the local area.

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

My aunt, Ida Fletcher, was in the WRAF in 1941. She was on leave visitng my grandmother who had a dress shop at 28 High St in Chepstow called "Cristofar" (it is now a wedding dress shop). They were having a picnic at Beachley when a woman and her son got into difficulties while paddling. My grandmother called on Ida (...Read full memory)

The person on the right, on the pier, is myself, Ron Stokes. As I wrote in my memory previous, I worked on Beachley and Aust Piers, weekends, school holidays, until I joined the merchant navy in 1958. If you wish to know the history of Pier House [behind ferry office] and lighthouse keepers, and lighthouse of Beachley see (...Read full memory)