Bosbury Photos, Postcards and Pictures


The Bosbury Chroniclers would love to have more photos and pictures.
If you can help or have more information about any of these pictures,
or if you would like a full-size copy of one, please do contact me,
Barry Sharples, at the email address given on the Introduction Page.

After Tilley’s postcards, pictures are arranged by subject:

     
Main Street   Church    People      Sport    
     
      Schools    Events   Buildings  Odds & Ends

Tilley’s Postcards

Bosbury Church and Tower

1. The Church and Tower

Bosbury Edna Lyall’s Grave and Old Cross

2. Edna Lyall’s Grave and Old Cross

Bosbury Church screen

3. Church screen

Bosbury Church nave

4. Church nave

Bosbury Churchyard

5. The Churchyard

Bosbury The Stores

6. The Stores

Bosbury Bishop’s Palace Gateway

7. Bishop’s Palace Gateway

Bosbury Bishop’s Palace Gateway

8. Bishop’s Palace Gateway, courtesy of Shirley Eyles

North Ledbury Hounds meet at the Crown, 1908

8a. North Ledbury Hounds meet at the Crown, 1908

Main Street

Sketch of Bosbury Main Street

1. From H. Thornton Timmins’ “Nooks and Corners of Herefordshire” 1892 (fac.ed.1974)

Bosbury Main Street

2. From “A Short Account of the Church, Episcopal Manor and
other Objects of Interest in Bosbury, Herefordshire”; by
Samuel Bentley M.A. Vicar 1881

Bosbury Main Street

3. An 1891 drawing by Arthur Harrison for the frontispiece of
Rev. Samuel Bentley’s ‘History of Bosbury’, 1891.

Bosbury Main Street

4. An 1891 drawing by Arthur Harrison for the frontispiece of
Rev. Samuel Bentley’s ‘A Guide to the Village of Bosbury
in Herefordshire’.

Bosbury Main Street

5. Main Street

Bosbury Crossroads

6. Cross Roads

Bosbury Crossroads at a later date

7. Cross Roads

Bosbury Main Street

8. The Village street courtesy of Bob & Diana Preece

Bosbury Main Street flooded in 1924

9. The flooded village street in 1924

Bosbury Main Street

10. Main Street

Bosbury Main Street

11. Main Street by F.G.Moses, courtesy of Roger Harvey

Church

Bosbury Church Bell Tower

1. Bell Tower

Bosbury Churchyard cross

2. Churchyard, Edna Lyall’s grave and the Old Cross

Bosbury Churchyard

3. The Churchyard

View of the Nave around 1910

4. The Nave of the church around 1910

Morton Chapel 1914, courtesy of National Monuments Record, Swindon

5. Morton Chapel 1914, courtesy of National Monuments Record, Swindon

Bosbury Church fire

6. South aisle damage after the church fire on 12th July 1917

Bosbury Church fire

7. Damage to the church south aisle and main rooves following the fire

Bosbury Church damage

8. Pen & ink drawing by Raymond T.Cowern, 1940

Bosbury Church drawing

9. Pen & ink drawing by Raymond T.Cowern, 1940

Bosbury Church bell

10. Tenor bell removed for retuning. Hereford Times 17 Aug 1951

Bosbury Church bells

11. The church bells laid out in the churchyard. Hereford Evening News 20 Jan 1965

People

1. Robert Baskerville Mynors and Ellen Higgins Mynors in 1861

2. Reverend Samuel Bentley, local historian, courtesy of Tim Ward

3. Alfred Parmee, butcher and landlord at ‘The Crown’
in his delivery cart with the family dog cart, 1909

Bosbury - Mrs Marian Buck

4. Mrs Marian Buck at Noverings

5. Mr Edward Thomas Lane with Jenny, the Red Cross Donkey, at Old Court Farm

6. Mr Edward Thomas Lane with Helen, Elsie and W.S.Lane at Old Court Farm.
Jenny also raised £533 in Tenbury, £650 in Worcester and £90 in Crickhowell.
Picture by Tilley of Ledbury.

Bosbury - Philip Clissett

7. Philip Clissett in his garden at Stanley Hill

Bosbury - William Holmes

8. William Holmes with his Ryland sheep at Goldhill

9. Carter’s boy

Bosbury - Ernest Scrivens

10. Ernest Scrivens of ‘The Cross’, courtesy of Lionel Jones

Bosbury - Temple Wide Boy

11. Geoffrey Griffiths of ‘Temple Court’, in Sport & Country Magazine
in April 1954 when he won Champion Hereford Bull with ‘Temple Wide Boy’
On his left is Ken Russell, vice-principal of the Royal Agricultural College,
on his right Robert Bentley, Secretary of the Hereford Herd Book Society.

12. Darts Team. Back - l. to r. Bill Phillipson, Gerald Pearman, William Preece,
Peter Walker, Edmund Bettington & Gerald Stevens. Front - l. to r.
Albert (Peter) Stevens, Brian Barnes, Peter Stevens & Ray Clarke

13. Bosbury Concert 10th & 11th December 1965
Compere was Dick Goodwin, front right.

14. Bosbury Show, 30th July 1966. l-r Trevor Parker, Chairman, Don Robinson,
Norman Jones, R. W. Parker, Mr. M. F. Higgins, President

15. Outside The Stores

Bosbury band, 1914

16. The Bosbury Band.

Bosbury hop pickers

17. Hop-picking in Bosbury. l-r  Mrs.Watkins, Mrs.Goodchap, Honor Goodchap,
Mrs.Adams, Susan Robson, Mrs.Robson, Margaret Robson,
courtesy of Pansy Watkins.

Townsend family

18. The Townsend family ~1901.  Ernest Thomas and Kate Townsend with their
children Percy Samuel, Ernest William (youngest) and Henry James,
courtesy of Iain and Jane Baird

Bosbury Youth Club

19. A fundraiser for Bosbury Youth Club.  l-r back - June Cooper, Rev. Douglas Green,
Margaret Edwards, Pansy Watkins, Ann Lymm - front Tony Cooper, Joyce Shiner
courtesy of Pansy Watkins

Sport

cricket 1909

1. 17 June 1909 Ladies v. Gentlemen’s cricket match

1909 ladies cricket team

2. 17 June 1909 The Ladies Team

1909 gents cricket team

3. 17 June 1909 The Gents Team

both cricket teams

4. Men and Women together (see also the full group)

Schools

Bosbury Girls School - Mary Ann Arrowsmith

1. Miss Mary Ann Arrowsmith and ‘Aladdin’ at Girls School, 1909

Bosbury Girls School

2. Bosbury Girls School building, courtesy of Pat Mowbray

Bosbury Infants School

3. Bosbury Infants School, 1921, courtesy of Elizabeth Smith

Bosbury Grammar School

4. Bosbury Grammar School boys, 1928, courtesy of Richard L. Preece

5. Bosbury Schoolchildren around 1958, courtesy of Roy and Gill Baldwin

Events

bosbury show 1907

1. The Bosbury Show 1907, courtesy of Tim Ward

bosbury show 2 1907

2. The Bosbury Show 1907 (2), courtesy of Tim Ward

war memorial unveiling

3. 23 April 1916 Unveiling bronze war memorial tablet

north ledbury hunt

4. North Ledbury Hunt at the Crown Hotel, courtesy of Mr and Mrs R. Lambert

north ledbury hunt 1910

5. North Ledbury Hunt meet at Bosbury House, 1910, courtesy of Tim Ward

Buildings

1. The Bell Inn, courtesy of Jo Manuschka

2. The panelled room at ‘The Crown’, 1930

3. The Note House Farm, courtesy of Jo Manuschka

4. Village Stores around 1905

5. Uriah Cosford sitting in his delivery
cart outside the Stores, 1909

6. The Village by H.C.Clarke, The Stores

7. Scraperboard engraving of ‘The Dog’ and church tower by Peter J.Manders

8. Philip Clissett’s workshop

9. Bishop’s Palace Gateway by Raymond T.Cowern, 1940

10. The Old Forge, Pow Green, courtesy of J. Knott

11. Swinmore Wood Cottage, courtesy of R. Millington

12. ‘The Dog’ from the air, courtesy of Jenny and Bill Rees

13. The old vicarage between the Church and the river

14. The church and the old vicarage which, when the vicar moved into the
new vicarage, became known as the Parish Rooms

15. Side view of the Parish Rooms

16. The new vicarage (now ‘Great Gables’)

17. The Brook Inn around 1907, courtesy of Roger Harvey

18. Bosbury House around 1912

Odds & Ends

1. Hop Token, Old Court Farm, courtesy of Butcher Row House Museum

2. Hop Token, Old Court Farm

3. May 2013 A new beer from Wye Valley Brewery
using ‘Cascade’ hops from Townend Farm

4. 2015 Two new beers from Ossett Brewery
using ‘Cascade’ and ‘Jester’ hops from Townend Farm

5. Pre-war Players cigarette card

6. The back of the cigarette card

7. The sign at Temple Court Farm, 2013

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Latest update: December 2016

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