Isle of Wight

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Old postcards are sometimes poorly produced and grainy, I've done my best to scan them.

Dates are from the card or my estimate (where possible). The maker of the card is shown in brackets (where available).

All pictures on this page are from my own collection, but are not my copyright. If you wish to repost or reuse them would you please out of courtesy let me know.

St. Agnes church, Freshwater dated 1910, just after it was built. (Stuart)

A more unusual view showing the back of St Agnes church with beyond it Afton downs. (Sweetman)

Described as 'a Rustic Scene' near Farringford. This is in ' The Mall'  Gate Lane outside Thorntons (formerly Woolf and Geer).

Orchards store is in the background. Probably from the 1930's. (Nigh)

Orchards Stores in 1906, ss well as a grocery store, there was also a bakery and the Freshwater Bay Post Office. The grocers still remains but the bakery closed, and the Post Office moved a few yards down the road (toward the Bay) to Woolf and Geer (now Thorntons). (National)

Tennyson Lane looking towards Gate Lane, around 1910. (Gubbins) Entitled 'A pond in Tennyson Lane', undated. (Sweetman)
Farringford Farm, Just off Bedbury Lane, 1906. (National) Farringford Cottage, this card is from about 1910.

Tennysons Monument

Tennysons Cliff

An early (pre 1914) view of Tennysons monument. 

An artistic view of Highdown Cliffs looking towards Tennysons monument by A R Quinton. (Salmon)


Victoria House at what is now known as Simmons Corner

Star Inn, Camp road

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13 April 2020