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).

All pictures on this page are from my own collection, but are not my copyright. Copy If you wish, but if you repost or reuse them would you please out of courtesy let me know.

Multi view card of Yarmouth - Just Arrived

This is typical of the cards sent on arrival at on a seaside holiday, this one is 

dated 1925, vessel is believed to be the Glen Rosa, built in 1877.

Yarmouth Common 1911

Yarmouth Common looking east

The Common looking towards Yarmouth from the east, 

with the pier on the right. Postmarked 1911. (Ideal)

The Common looking east (away from Yarmouth). Written in 1922.

From Yarmouth common

Yarmouth Bridge from the West

View from Yarmouth Common looking towards Yarmouth 

pier, probably from the 50's. (Nigh)

The approach to the old bridge from the west looking 

towards Yarmouth. The old sandhouse (dating from the 17th 

century is on the left). Postmarked 1906

Yarmouth from the Bridge

Sandhouse, Yarmouth

View of Yarmouth from the Bridge, about 1910. (Wyndham Series)

A view across the unreclaimed harbour looking towards the Sandhouse,

probably from the 1960's. (Dixon)

Yar Bridge

Arial view of Yarmouth

View from the town looking over the causeway and bridge 

towards the West Wight, postmarked 1909. (Peacock)


An aerial view of the harbour before dredging 

and reclamation of the  land to the right of the bridge. (Sweetman)

Yarmouth Sandhard Beach

 Sandhard beach, to the west the harbour, undated. 

This is the only beach in Yarmouth. (Photo Precision)


Yarmouth Town

1 July 2013