Old Blaxhall Photographs

The photographs below are ordered sequentially by date, starting in the top left hand corner on the first page and ending in the bottom right of the last. Hovering over a pic will give a brief description of the subject, while clicking on it will load a larger version. If you have any questions, corrections, or photos you could lend us please email Blaxhall Archive Group

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Eliza Wallace (nee Hammond) with husband Frederick in the mid 1860s. Grove Farm, around 1865 Will French in the late 1860's Workers at harvest time, c1870. Please email for names Acorn Cottage, 1870s? John & Rachel Scarce, 1890s The Shemmings family outside the Granary, probably around 1878. Inside St Peters, probably 1880s Wheelwright Walter Reeve with son George, c1880. Molecatcher extraordinaire  James Smith, early 1880s. St Peter's again,. 1880/90s Eliza Goldsmith (nee Knights) with Harriett Knights c1900 The church again, also 1880/90 Shepherd George Smith with his flock, probably around 1895. Parish clerk Henry Shemmings with his wife Mary and the tenor bell outside the church in 1902 Rare view to the north of the church, c1890 George Brightwell, son of Ship landlord John No less than 4 plough teams, near Stone Farm, c1900 Jasper Ling, around 1895 Blaxhall School about 1900; please email us  to provide or request names. Sheep shearing, around the turn of the century Ann Farrow, nee Cooper, in the  1890s The Ship, with landlord John Hewitt, around 1900 George Lee & family, taken after leaving the villiage, in 1902 Alice Ling, c1900 Flooding at Beversham in 1912 Harvest time, c1900? David Allen Ling, with wife Naomi An unknown member of the French family in 1910 Our oldest pic of Stone Common; probably around 1905-1910