Church Road

Ethel Fanny Everett

Ethel Fanny Everett

Above is Mullion Cottage at the top of Church Road as you might not have seen it before. Mullion used to be two cottages with a shop in the middle. The shop at the time of this photograph was Hicks’ Butchers, and the Hicks family lived in the cottage on the right of...

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Church Road from the Green

Church Road from the Green

This postcard, of a similar age to the earlier picture of The Green, shows Church Road with the Pigg / Rush garage on the left.  You can also see Ede Negus's slate roofed cottage on the far left of the picture.  This cottage has been replaced with a modern house but...

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Church Road then and now

Church Road then and now

This postcard of Chrishall has recently come to light and shows how much the trees and hedges have now grown up to obscure the view.  This card is undated and was never used so it is difficult to say when the photograph was taken but it is of a similar style to other...

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Hicks Butchers, Church Road.

Hicks Butchers, Church Road.

This photograph dates from, we think, around the 1930's, and shows Mrs Hedley Hicks holding one of her sons, Frank, and her daughter May standing beside the fence.  Just next door to the left you can see Hedley's butchers shop.  If you look very carefully you can see...

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Chiswick Hall

Set slightly apart from the village and looking across from its hill to the church there has been a house on this site since 1066.  Previously the house was called Flanders but today known as Chiswick Hall the current house dates from the 1600s. We are lucky enough to...

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Church Road with thatched cottages

Church Road with thatched cottages

This image of Church Road is undated but I imagine to be around 1900?  It is taken just outside Park House looking towards the centre of the village.  In the middle of the photograph you can see one of the cottages that stood end on to the road.  These have long been...

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