Photo Gallery : Isle of Wight - Shorwell

This series of photographs was provided by various members whose initials appear as credits and who are listed at the bottom of the web page.

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[JK]
Shorwell - St Peter's Church with James Cole Newnham and M West at gate
[JK]
Shorwell - Lower Shute Cottages and entrance to Northcourt Manor
[JK]
Shorwell - New Barn Lane
[JK]
Shorwell - Oak Cottage
[JK]
Shorwell - Shorwell school pupils digging potatoes in school garden, now start of Farriers Way bungalows
[JK]
Shorwell - Shorwell Shute and wooden footbridge
[JK]
Shorwell - The Green
[JK]
Shorwell - Village shop and bakery on left and Five Bells Inn on right
[JK]
Shorwell - Wolverton Manor
     
[SP]
Brook village
[SP]
Barbara [Palmer] thinks that's Richard CHANNELL in the front and Susan BEAN left front. Shirley EMMETT front right, and is that the cemetery gate middle distance?
[SP] Dated January 1928, possibly the Boxing Day meet of the Beagles in Shorwell, featuring TOM CARVER born 1906, and "Miss DAVIES who left the Island on Sunday for the Argentine."
[KM]
Shorwell School pupils in 1956
 
[SP]
Another Shorwell photo, "touched up" my the Willsteed brothers who were cousins of my wife's Downer grandfather. The brothers were professional photographers based in Southampton.
[SP]
A Shorwell class photo, my wife's gran (Ethel May COX) is 3rd from left front row, she was born in 1898 so picture from mid 1900s?.
[SP]
Shorwell school was awarded the Challenge banner for attendance (sheet dated Jan 1912) Ethel May COX is extreme back row on the right aged 13; the school won the Sweet Peas Challenge Shield as well!
[SP]
Shorwell village
[SP]
Shorwell village
[SP]
Shorwell
[KM]
Shorwell village - Oak cottage. The building on the right is no longer there and could have been a shed for Pell's cottages.
[ET/KM]
Shorwell : Crown Inn
[ET/KM]
Shorwell : Shute
[GA]
St Peter's Church, Shorwell, IW
 
[KM]
Shorwell : Five Bells pub
[KM]
Shorwell : Oak Cottage
[KM]
Shorwell : The Crown Inn
[KM]
Shorwell : The Crown Inn
[KM]
Shorwell :
[KM]
Shorwell : above Stone Place 1976
[KM]
Shorwell : from Corve Hill 1950s
 
[KM]
Shorwell : North Court 1971
[KM]
Shorwell : Bird's eye view (old postcard)
[KM]
Shorwell : Bird's eye view (with Paddy Murphy)
[KM]
Shorwell : St Peter's Church
[KM]
Shorwell : St Peter's Church - before the great storm of Oct 1987
[KM]
Shorwell : St Peter's Church - after the great storm of Oct 1987
[KM]
Shorwell : The Moor, School Lane
[KM]
Shorwell : Les Barton's horse Yum Yum, by the village hall, now the car park
[KM]
Shorwell School 1931
[KM]
Shorwell School 1931 - caption
[KM]
Shorwell School 1935 ?
[KM]
Shorwell School 1935 ? caption
[KM]
Shorwell : Oak Cottage, winter 1978
[KM]
Shorwell : St Peter's Church, winter 1978
[KM]
Shorwell : School Lane (or Fine Lane), winter 1978
[KM]

Shorwell : Wolverton Manor
[KM]
Shorwell looking down School Lane
[KM]
Shorwell : Primary School 1937
[KM]

Shorwell : Primary School 1956 ?
[KM]

Shorwell from Corve Hill
[KM]
Shorwell Church and Vicarage (from a stereoscope card)
[KM]
Shorwell : Oak Cottage (from a stereoscope card)
[KM]
North Court, Shorwell
[KM]
Prince Charles visiting Shorwell
[KM]
Hubert & Bob Cotton with Dad (Michael Murphy) at Shorwell blockworks (1949)
[KM]
Foundations for bungalow behind Poplars in Butts Way. Replaced the old thatched cottage. Charlie Bullock, Bert Snow, ??, Michael Murphy
[KM]
Michael Murphy and Charlie Bullock digging footings opposite The Moor, Shorwell
[KM]
Shorwell Football Club (Saturday) back : Ken Newnham, J Young, R Abbot, R Keeping, S Cotton, S Gale, J Cram, P Cotton, H Burt, A Thearle, J Barnes, E Emmet, J Mew, F. ??, Michael Murphy, V Edwards, Ivan Carey, P Ormond, F Cotton, P Barton, J Downer. not in exact order! 1950s
[KM]
Tree planting for Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. For details see next image.
[KM]
Tree planting for Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Caption to the previous image
[KM]
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell - Home Guard
[KM]
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell - Home Guard - names
[KM]
The Moor, Shorwell
[KM]
Front garden of The Moor, Shorwell, looking towards the school
[KM]
Andy Ridett, Kevin, Eileen and Michael Murphy at The Moor with Shorwell school behind (1965)
[KM]
The Moor, Shorwell looking towards West Court.
[KM]
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell. Janet Draper neé Mew 7th from left
[KM]
Ladylands from The Moor, Shorwell
[KM]
Elizabeth Cotton, School Lane, Shorwell
[KM]
Shorwell, from behind The Crown (late 1970s)
       
[SP]
Shorwell village
[SP]
Shorwell in the distance with Kingston Church in the middle distance (photo taken 1912 by Arthur Willsteed)
[SP]
Wolverton Manor in 1966
[SP]
View to Shorwell, Village hall is in the centre. Card enhanced with greenery by the Willsteeds.
[SP]
St Peter's Church, Shorwell
[SP]
St Peter's Church
card addressed to Beatrice GAPE of St John's Hill, Oakfield
[SP]
Road into Shorwell from Chale Green
[SP]
North Court, Shorwell (card dated 1915)
[SP]
St Peter's Church
[SP]
St Peter's Church
interior
[SP]
Oak Cottage, opposite Church
[SP]
The Green (from a Christmas card)
[SP]
Private photo from Ladylands over Shorwell towards Chale
[SP]
The Shute and rustic bridge, road to Newport
[SP]
Crown Inn to the left.
[SP]
Private photo "..after the old Malt House was pulled down." written on the back.
[SP]
Post card printed in Saxony! (Pre first world war, I imagine).
[SP]
Oak Cottage and Pell's cottages to the right.
[SP]
Oak Cottage and Pell's cottages to the right. Card posted April 1905.
[SP]
Private photo of Shorwell Green; my wife's grandparents, Ted Downer and May Cox lived in one of these.
[SP]
The Green.
[SP]
Shorwell
   

Photo credits :

JK : Jean Kennett collection
ET/KM : Eric Tuckwell collection via Kevin Murphy
KM : Kevin Murphy collection
SP : Steve Palmer collection