All Saints, Fawley - Community & Heritage

Everyday Life

Help us build a community memory!

Here's a selection of images from the local area. Do they spark any memories for you? You can contribute by joining our Facebook page (Facebook.com/fawleyheritage.co.uk) or following us on Twitter (@fawley_heritage). We look forward to hearing from you. 

Ashlett

Have a look at the Ashlett photos. If they stir up any recollections then tell us your memories of the area or send us your old images for the website.

This photo of Ashlett Mill is thought to date from the 1950 - 60's. Look at the larger versions (links below) to see how the mill and the quay have changed.

Undated picture of Ashlett Mill with brick extension on Jolly Sailor side of the main mill

 

 

 

 

Ashlett Mill in the 1950's - 60's

Other sizes: Medium version of Ashlett Mill 50-60s (185Kb) | Large version of Ashlett Mill 50-60s (1,6Mb)

The images below show the Jolly Sailor from around 1900 and 1966 - do they spark any memories for you?

Ashlett Mill Inn (or the Jolly Sailor) in 1900. Click here for full size image of Jolly Sailor in 1900.

Jolly Sailor pub in 1966

Jolly Sailor in 1966. Click here for full size image of Jolly Sailor in 1966.

Blackfield

Have a look at the Blackfield photo. If it stirs up any recollections then tell us your memories of the area or send us your old images for the website.

Exbury Rd, Blackfield - date not sure.

Exbury Rd, Blackfield. Date uncertain.

Aerial view over what was to become Heather Rd estate with gravel workings between Blackfield Rd and Newlands Rd

Aerial view (1947) over what was to become Heather Rd estate (bottom right of image) with gravel workings between Blackfield Rd and Newlands Rd. The Gang Warily area was still farmland and the refinery was still fields and parkland.

 

Fawley

Have a look at the Fawley photos. If they stir up any recollections then tell us your memories of the area or send us your old images for the website.

1925 - the first train to arrive at Fawley Station (now absorbed as part of the Exxon Refinery complex)

1925 - the first train to arrive at Fawley Station (now absorbed as part of the Exxon Refinery complex). Click here for full size image of first train.

Fawley Post Office 1935. The three women from L to R are Miss Gwen Walsh, Mrs Croley, Miss Anne Ackroyd

Fawley Post Office 1935. The three women from L to R are Miss Gwen Walsh, Mrs Croley, Miss Anne Ackroyd. 

Fawley Church after being bombed in 1940

Fawley Church after being bombed in 1940. Click here for full size image of bombed church.

Fawley Village 1950

Fawley village - 1950

Postcard showing various views of Fawley in the 1950s

This postcard from the 1950s shows the village square in the middle surrounded by various views including houses (now part of Exxon's car parking), Church Lane, the Fawley schools and the Jolly Sailor before the extension to the front and side.

Holbury

Have a look at the Holbury photos. If they stir up any recollections then tell us your memories of the area or send us your old images for the website.

Laying the railway from Totton to Fawley through Cadland Wood - 1922-3

Laying the railway from Totton to Fawley through Cadland Wood - 1922-3. Click here for a full size version of laying the railway.

 

Aerial photograph of Holbury in 1947 before the refinery expansion of the 1950s to 70s

Aerial photograph of Holbury in 1947 before the refinery expansion of the 1950s to 70s. Click here for full-size aerial view of Holbury in 1947 (4.2Mb).

Gang Warily is the triangular wedge on the right hand side where the Fawley road curves away towards the top of the image and Long Copse carries on towards Blackfield. In the far bottom right you can see Rollestone Rd sneak into the image. In the far top right you can see the original refinery centred just to the north of Ashlett Creek.