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.

School Green, Freshwater

Moa Place, Freshwater

View from School Green looking towards the station dated 1909. (Welch)

An old picture of School Green, certainly prior to 1895 which 

shows the thatched cottage which used to the a school 

house with the Wesleyan chapel behind it.

School Green 1905

School Green, Freshwater

School Green, 1905. (Tuck)

A similar view around 1903. The building on the left were built in 

1896 (Moa Place is named after the cottages formerly on the Site,

its origins apparently relate to a New Zealand bird!)

Freshwater village

Freshwater Village

Another  view, the Hairdresser is still there  as is the stationer (Elliotts) on the right (with the same name). The Palace was a cinema, subsequently Kempsters (drapers) and now a chinese resturant.

The centre of Freshwater village, around the turn

 of the century. The blacksmiths is in the foreground.

Vine Inn Freshwater

Freshwater, Tennysons Road

Vine Inn, 1921.

(Picture from Freshwater in old picture postcards by the late Joy Lester)

Looking down Tennyson Road towards School Green Road. Lloyds Bank is on the corner middle right and the vine behind the building left.

Clovelly Guest House

Longhalves, Freshwater

Clovelly Guest House, behind Freshwater Social Club in 1953. This has now been redeveloped. (Merwood)

Longhalves Walk, a footpath which runs behind the buildings shown opposite towards the church, about 1910. (Ideal)

Pound Green, Freshwater

Sheepwash Farm, Freshwater

Pound Green, south of the village centre around 1906.

Sheepwash Farm, Summers Lane, Middleton,Freshwater, 1909.


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1 July 2013