Isle of Wight

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Please click thumbnails for larger picture. 

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 Bay

The back of St Agnes

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)

Rustic Scene in Freshwater

Orchards 1905

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, Freshwater

Pond in Tennyson Lane, Freshwater

Tennyson Lane looking towards Gate Lane, around 1910. (Gubbins)

Entitled 'A pond in Tennyson Lane', undated. (Sweetman)

Farringford Cottage, Freshwater Farringford farm, Freshwater

Farringford Cottage, this card is from about 1910.

Farringford Farm, Just off Bedbury Lane, 1906. (National)

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)

Freshwater Station

  Freshwater Station inside

The outside of the station in about 1890.

An undated picture of the inside of the the station.

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1 July 2013