Yarmouth Town

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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Yarmouth Square

Yarmouth Square 1938

The square showing the tower of St James church and the 

Town Hall (jutting out from the row of buildings on the right). (National)

A busier view of the square from 1938. (Nigh)

Yarmouth Square in the 50's

Yarmouth Square from the Church

The Square looking north, probably from the 50's the 

entrance to the pier can be seen middle left. (Dean)

Yarmouth Square from the Church tower looking north,

probably from the late 1960's. (Nigh)

Yarmouth from the pier

Yarmouth Castle from the sea, around 1910
A postcard of the shore from the pier, dated 1911. (Peacock)

Yarmouth Castle from the sea, around 1910.

Pier hotel, Yarmouth

Yarmouth Pier Hotel

The back of the Pier Hotel, undated. It was originally 

named the George, changed to the Pier Hotel in 1897 and 

back to the George in 1929. The castle is to the right. (Russell)

Another view of the Pier Hotel, the front entrance is on the left, about 1910. (Stuart)

Yarmouth Castle

Yarmouth Castle Courtyard

Yarmouth castle, probably some time prior to 1920

 taken from the grounds of the George hotel.

Yarmouth, the Castle Courtyard, undated. (Judges)

Yarmouth Plantagenet gateway

Sir Robert Holmes

A close up of the gate from the George garden to the Castle,

named on the card as the Plantagenet gateway. (Judges)

A statue of Sir Robert Holmes in Yarmouth (not Freshwater 

church as shown on the card). It originally had the head of a 

 Spanish nobleman but Holmes replaced it with his own. (Welch)

Kings Head, Yarmouth
An undated card of the  inside of the Kings Head, Yarmouth. (Judges)

 

Yarmouth Harbour

1 July 2013