Old Postcard, Stratford-upon-Avon, Fountain
A good, clear view of the Fountain and the buildings behind in a
postcard mailed in 1916.
Stratford-upon-Avon, Fountain
Startford-upon-Avon, Fountain, Rother Street
The carrier's name on the cart is F G Deacon
from Bidford - but what is he carrying in the
back of his cart ?
This postcard of the Fountain was posted in
Fountain, Stratford
Stratford-upon-Avon, Rother Street
Fountain, Stratford, 1909
A nice old postcard of "Child's Memorial Tower", dated 1909.
The postcard above dates from about 1910.
"The American Memorial Fountain and Clock Tower was presented to the town by Mr George W
Childs of
Philadelphia in 1887. It is a lofty pyramidal structure of Peterhead granite and hard
freestone. It possesses a peal of bells, and is the design of J A Cossins of Birmingham."
This information is from the reverse of a postcard by Raphael Tuck.
Stratford-upon-Avon, White Swan
White Swan, Stratford, Vintage Postcard
White Swan 1949
The White Swan - probably in the  30s or 40s.
The White Swan in 1961.
A postcard of "The White Swan" which was posted in 1949.
Stratford-upon-Avon, Old Thatch Tavern
Vintage Postcard, Stratford-upon-Avon, Old Thatch Tavern
Two identical views of The Old Thatch Tavern in the early 1900s.
I have a couple of family connections with Rother Street.
My great-grandfather, William Jones, lived at no 50 around 1900. He had a heart attack and died
on the old LMS station platform in 1901. Another set of great-grandparents, Thomas Jackson and
Elizabeth Long, were married at the Independent Chapel in 1868.
Rother Street, Stratford
Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon
Masons Court, Stratford
This is an interesting postcard by Raphael
Tuck. The title is "Old Houses, Rother Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon". I have an identical
card which says "Sheep Street" !!  And on
the right is an early 1900s photographic
postcard of the same view.  
The same building - "Mason's Court" - this
time from a 1907 postcard.   
Masons Court
used to be one of those alleys off Sheep
Street !
Rother Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Old Postcard
An Edwardian view, a postcard published by Antona of Chipping
A view of the Fountain and the White Swan from the late 40s or
early 50s.
White Swan Mural, Tobit
White Swan, Tobit Mural
As far as I am aware, these 16th century wall paintings can still be seen in the "White Swan" -
they are in
glass cases behind the bar.
White Swan, Tobit
White Swan, Tobit
Lots of detail in this one. Guyver's original
garage is there (it subsequently moved to
the corner of Windsor St I think)  and also C
Rother Street
A very empty Rother Street from the early years of the last century.
Fountain 1957
A postcard mailed in 1957.
Jane Eborall of Stratford has written about her father and
grandfather who used to have a greengrocer's in Rother
Street. Her grandfather was Frank Eborall (who used to
run the "Oddfellows" in Mansell Street with his brother
William), and her father is Philip "Jim" Eborall. The shop
was between the Primrose Cafe and the "Great Western
Arms", which was on the corner of Wood Street and
Rother Street.
White Swan Interior
The paintings can be seen on the wall on the left in this postcard.
No date for this Oilette of the Fountain.
Another undated view.
A good view of the front of the White Swan.
Old Postcard, Rother Street, Aerial View
Rother Street and the Fountain - and no cars !

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