Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Great Bedwyn, 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 Great Bedwyn

Historic Maps of Great Bedwyn and the local area.

My two brothers, my sister and I were evacuated from London to Great Bedwyn at the begining of the Second World War.We were billeted in the vicarage opposite St Mary's Church, the vicar's name was Mr Phillips. My sister Joan was later billeted with Mrs Downton who lived next door to Police Sergeant Stokes. I have (...Read full memory)

The Eastman Family lived in Gt. Bedwyn from 1735. My Grandad lived in Brook Street then later at Railway Terrace, until his death in 1934. My Grandad had died several years before I was born, but I have vivid memories of my Grandma Carrie; she died in 1951. She was a tiny woman about 5ft 2ins - I was taller than (...Read full memory)