St Ives
Cambridgeshire




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A personal view
by Philip Grosset



Old photos of St Ives

Black & white photos reproduced by kind permission of the Norris Museum, St Ives (Click links to see enlarged pictures with extended text)

Cattle market in 1880s (present-day Broadway).
New cattle market in early 1900s (with photo of present-day bus station).
Sheep pens on Market Hill in the 1880s. Also three photos of Market Hill without the pens, and the same scene today.
The Waits flooded in 1912.
Delivering bread in North Road in the floods of 1912.
Flooded meadows in April 1998.
A lighter on the river, c. 1900.
Another old view of the river and a watercolour by Charles Ince of the same scene around 1920.
Old railway carriage used as the St Ives Isolation Hospital
Plane crash in September 1917.
Damaged church spire in second plane crash in March 1918.
Cambridge Albion Society crossing St Ives bridge in 1937.
Skating on the river, January 1940. Also see the older picture below!
Skating on the river, 1891 painting.
Bridge Street
Bridge Street before the First World War.
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