MOORDOWN HISTORY

snippets from our local past...

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- OLD MOORDOWN PHOTOS - IN COLOUR! -


Local collector Rob Hoare has taken some of the black and white images from his postcard collection and - utilising the wonders of computer software - presents them here - in colour!
You can enjoy the results by simply scrolling down this page to see all the individual 'colourised' photos....

(You can find copies of the original black and white postcards: HERE )



TRAM AT MOORDOWN 'END OF THE LINE' - c.1908.
Taken at the junction of Malvern Rd and Wimborne Rd - looking north east





ASHTON RD - c.1935.





BARFOOTS - MALVERN RD - c.1920.
Later Ward's Off Licence - now residential (opposite Malvern Rd Fisheries)





TAKEN FROM THE CORNER OF BARRIE RD - 1936
(Looking north)





LOOKING EAST ALONG BLOOMFIELD AVE - c.1930





'CAVES' POST OFFICE AND STORES - c.1920
Taken from the junction of Wimborne Rd and Malvern, looking east up Malvern Rd





CORONATION AVE - c.1935
Taken from the junction with Endfield Rd, looking towards Wimborne Rd





COWPER RD - c.1935
Looking west





ENSBURY PARK RD - c.1930
Looking towards the Ensbury Park Hotel





HORSE AND JOCKEY HOTEL - Date uncertain





CORNER OF WIMBORNE RD AND KING GEORGE AVE - 1928
Looking north





KING EDWARD AVE - c.1930
Looking east





JUNCTION OF QUEEN MARY AVE AND WIMBORNE RD - c.1937
Looking north east





REDHILL COMMON - c.1935
Looking north west - The houses in the distance on the left are in Pine Vale Crescent





ST.JOHN'S LYCH GATE - c.1930
The cottage opposite is now the Life Centre (Moderne)





THE AVENUE - c.1935
Looking north west





GRAND PARADE - c.1930
Junction with Ashton Rd - Looking south





WINTON FARM - c.1910
Taken from what is now the Vet's car park behind Tesco Express - Looking north east