Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Princes Risborough, 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 Princes Risborough

Historic Maps of Princes Risborough and the local area.

Britain declared war on Germany in September 1939, and this country's involvement in the Second World War began. German air-raids and gas attacks were expected imminently, and many children were evacuated out of the cities to the relative safety of the countryside, including my (...Read full memory)

I do think this picture could be a lot earlier than 1955. I think this Aylesbury road, heading down into Risborough. The St.George playing field, being on the right behind the hedge. The houses in the distant right, are down Longwick road I believe.