Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Hillam, 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.
Read and share your memories of Hillam itself or of a particular photo of Hillam.
I was a pupil at Rose Lea School and have happy memories of my time there. Mr and Mrs Meredith were indeed lovely people and shaped my life. It was a rather privileged education with Shakespeare, poetry and music an important element, along with (very progressive for the times) cricket! I was devastated when the (...Read full memory)
As Steven had started school, I went to work at a young ladies school at Hillam, run by Mr & Mrs Meredith. They had five little boys and I looked after the younger ones as she was the French teacher and Mr. Meredith was the Head Master. Steven would go to play with the boys, they had a (...Read full memory)