Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Hermitage, 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 Hermitage

Historic Maps of Hermitage and the local area.

I was living in the house to the right in this photo (outbuildings just seen) when it must have been taken. Some good memories, some painful, but memories come flooding back...!

We lived at 101 Oare Common. Our family lived at the above address from 1937 until 1949. I started to attend Hermitage Primary School in 1938 and left there in 1948, during that time we had three headmasters, Mr Cudby, Mr Friend, and Mr Enever, two teachers that I remember were Miss Bushell and Miss (...Read full memory)