Past Times Photographs

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Ladies Mile
Ladies Mile
Towards Blacksmiths Arms
Towards Blacksmiths Arms
Blacksmiths Arms
Blacksmiths Arms
Fair
Fair
Fair
Fair
Gig
Gig
Clumps
Clumps
The Forge
The Forge
© unknown
2 Sisters
© unknown
2 Sisters
© unknown
The Clumps
© unknown
The Rings
© unknown
Naphill Common
© unknown
The Plain
© unknown
Naphill Common
© unknown
The Bracken, Naphill Common
© unknown
1927 Blacksmiths Arms

Ladies Mile

Looking up Ladies' Mile towards the top of Forge Road (then Short Road). Possibly c1900 or later

Blacksmiths Arms

Taken from the Common looking towards the Blacksmith's Arms and the end of Downley Road, giving some indication of the open grassland. Possibly c1900 or later

Blacksmiths Arms
The Blacksmiths Arms/Downley Road
Blacksmiths Arms
The Blacksmiths Arms/Downley Road, from Pickup's Pond
Blacksmiths Arms
The Blacksmiths Arms/Downley Road
Blacksmiths Arms
The Blacksmiths Arms/Downley Road
Fair
Scene at the fair on Naphill Common possibly c1890
Fair
Fair scene on Naphill Common, probably contemporary with the one above, perhaps c1890s
gig

Someone who may be Will Lovett in a gig, probably on the common outside Woodbine Cottages - needs checking. Possibly c1900. In the 1901 census Will Lovett lived at Red House, Naphill.

The Clumps
The Clumps entitled "the Rings"
The Forge
The Forge at Forge Road. Possibly c1900

2 Sisters by Umbrella Tree
2 sisters by Umbrella Tree

The Clumps
The Clumps
The Clumps
The Clumps belived to be taken between the wars
Naphill Common
Naphill Common
The Plain
The Plain with tents in the background

Naphill Common

The Bracken, Naphill Common

1927 Blacksmiths Arms, Naphill Common

We are striving to build up a photographic record of Naphill Common using both modern and old photographs.

In order to achieve this we desperately need old photographs of the Common dating back as far as possible. We do not need to keep the photographs as we can scan them in. Credit will be given to the owner of any photographs published on this site.

Indeed if you have any paintings or drawings of the Common we can also copy these for addition to this site.

If you can help in any way please contact Peter Davis.