Isle of Wight


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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).

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Totland is in some ways a continuation of Freshwater. If you continue west from the end of Freshwater shopping centre almost immediately enter the parish of Totland.  (Sweetman)

The Methodist (formerly the Bible Christian Church) in the Avenue, Totland. Undated, church was built in 1905. This has now closed and been converted into flats. (Welch)

Totland Broadway, looking east around 1920. (Photochrom)

Totland Beacon Terrace

Totland Broadwy by night

An unusual view looking along Totland Broadway with the downs in the background, dated 1906.

Totland Broadway by night.

Totland Broadway, 1950's. (Frith)

Totland Broadway, showing the war memorial 1950's. The road in the centre leads to

Alum Bay and that on the right to the bay and pier. (Frith)

Christs Church Totland

Christ Church, Totland Bay, 1907

St Saviours Church St Saviours Church and Presbytery
St Saviours Catholic Church. (Merwood) St Saviours Catholic Church and Presbytery, from the South gate.

weston totland

Old Totland

Weston, postmarked 1909. (Ideal)

Described as 'A bit of old Totland'.

Probably Weston Farm in about 1910. (LL)

Weston Farm, Totland

An Oilette card captioned 'Weston Farm'. Postmarked 1905. (Tuck)

The Pier and Beach

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10 April 2020