Old Maps of Harpford

Historic Maps of Harpford and the local area.

Memories of Harpford

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

My forebears came from the village of Harpford. In the Tithe schedule of 1839 Joel Carter rented the small cottage in the centre of the photo and also the cottage on the far right (which had a workshop at the back.) Joel was born at Podbury's Cottage (then a farm) which I think is at the back of this photo - (...Read full memory)

Podburys Cottage was my Grandfathers cottage. (William Cooper). It was then named Ginko Cottage. My grandfather was a gardener at Harpford House and I believe that this was a "Tied" cottage. I personally lived in Ginko cottage from birth in 1940 to my grandfathers death in 1946.