The Foxearth and District Local History Society

Foxearth Pictures

A collection of old postcards of past Foxearth

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Ward's Brewery postcards and photographs
Old postcards and pictures from Glemsford
Cavendish postcards and photographs
Pentlow postcards and photographs
Belchamp postcards and photographs
Borley postcards and photographs
Liston postcards and photographs
Long Melford postcards and photographs
Clare postcards and photographs

To get pictures of a size suitable for printing or close inspection click on the picture or the accompanying text. Please remember that we are very much on the lookout for pictures of old Foxearth in order to make a comprehensive collection here.
The photograhs themselves are scanned in sufficient quality to provide an A4 photograph is a quality that is almost indistinguishable from the original

FoxearthChurchJPG.JPG
The interior of Foxearth Church from the base of the tower
LowerHall.JPG
Lower Hall, in Mill lane
MainRoadFoxearth.JPG
The Street, Foxearth
BreweryGates.JPG
A quiet spot outside the brewery gates around 1900
fMillRoadFoxearth.JPG
Mill Road, Foxearth with Mole End to the left
FoxearthSchool2.JPG
Foxearth Church of England School
FoxearthChurchinterior.JPG
The interior of Foxearth Church in around 1910
CofESchoolFoxearth.JPG
Foxearth Chuerch of England School in the 1930s, showing how charming it looked before the wretched extensions disfigured it. The construction of the school was entirely funded by the remarkable rector John Foster
FoxearthChurchSpire.jpg
The spire of Foxearth Church which was eventually brought down by a freak thunderstorm
foxearthcornerToNorth.jpg
The Village stores and post office run by Mr Hamm
foxearthSpire2.jpg
Foxearth Church the day following the collapse of the spire, showing the ramains in the foreground
foxearthSpire.jpg
The spire of Foxearth Church on completion, showing the builder, Mr Grimwood ,and Rev John Foster
moleEndBack.jpg
A view of Mole End, taken from the window of Mr Hamm's house
rectory.jpg
A post-war view of the rectory. The church no longer has a spire.
foxearthvillagestores.jpg
Foxearth Crossroads, with the road to Pentlow (the street) on the right and Mill Road to the left
FoxearthLytchGate.jpg
The Lytch Gate for Foxearth Church
HastiesCombine.jpg
One of the first combine harvesters in Foxearth, showing the future Local historian with a full head of hair
TomAndMassey.jpg
A fine combine harvester, the pride of Mr Brand, soon after it was delivered
FoxearthAerialView.jpg
and arial view of Foxearth from the south
FoxearthFoxhunt.jpg
The hunt goes through Foxearth on a rainy winters day in the 1930s
sheep.jpg
Lambing near Foxearth
aerialPhoto.jpg
A view of Foxearth village and the surrounding countryside
aerialPhotoCloseup.jpg
Foxearth Village from the air in the 1950s
foxearthbrewershouses.jpg
The brewery-workers houses, facing the school
ladiesfootballteamjune53.jpg
Foxearth Ladies football team in June 1953
lfoxearthChurch.jpg
Foxearth Church
CoronationParty.jpg
The coronation Supper being celebrated with gusto in the village hall
westernFarmThreshing.jpg
Threashing at Western End farm
FoxearthPostOffice1910.jpg
The Old Post Office, arouind 1910
FoxearthChurch1839.jpg
A sketch of Foxearth Church taken in 1839, showing the impressive array of gravestones that lined the south of the church
SchoolGroup.jpg
A Foxearth school photograph. Date unknown
HayCartingWardsMeadow.jpg
Haymaking using one of Wards' Brewers drays, in Wards' meadow
FoxearthHall2.jpg
Foxearth Hall from the road
hammshop.jpg
The post office and stores in the early thirties
FoxearthRectoryLodge1908.jpg
The Lodge house of Foxearth Rectory, built by Rev John Foster
FoxearthChurch1824.jpg
Foxearth Church in 1824, before its controversial 'restoration'
BreweryOffice.jpg
The Brewery office and entrance
GeorgeDukeHuntsmansFarm.jpg
George Duke of Hunsman's Farm
CottageNexttoBarleyHouse.jpg
A cart passes the old cottage next to Barley House, now gone.
BreweryHouse.jpg
The Brewers House, in the Street, in around 1902
FoxearthHall.jpg
A splendid coach awaits the occupants of Foxearth Hall
foxearthcorner3.jpg
The Brewery-workers houses seen from Mr Hamm's shop
WesternEndFoxearth.JPG
Western end, Foxearth
foxearthcorner.jpg
An interesting view of the crossroads in Foxearth before the current village Hall was built, showing a crowd standing on a pile of flints. The flints would be for wall-building. Note the white horse
JBrandsRedPollCow.jpg
J.Brand's Red Poll cow. Foxearth's most famous female, winner of countless championships in the 1960s. With Robin Hastie
foxearthPostOffice.jpg
The Village Stores and Post Office
oldcottage2.jpg
An old cottage which stood formerly opposite Foxearth Hall
insideOfChurch.jpg
An interior shot of Foxearth Church
oldcottage3.jpg
The cottage that once stood next to Barley House
oldcottage.jpg
An old cottage in Foxearth.
lexdenhaymaking.jpg
Haymaking in Essex in the 1860s. Sadly it is not in Foxearth but Lexden.
FoxearthHallfromLane.jpg
An unusual view of Foxearth Hall taken from the lane opposite
FoxearthChurch1902.jpg
Foxearth Church taken from the fields to the north-west in about 1902
FoxearthTheStreet.jpg
The Street, Foxearth
WesternHall2.jpg
Western Hall, Foxearth
FoxearthAirialFromEast.jpg
An arial picture of Foxearth taken from the east this year
FoxearthAirialFromNorth.jpg
Foxearth today from the air, taken from the north, looking down on the church and rectory
FoxearthAirialFromSouthEast.jpg
Foxearth as it is today, from the South East showing Pentlow and Cavendish in the distance
MillLane.jpg
Foxearth Mill lane looking towards the crentre of the village past Mole End
Fbrewery.jpg
Wards brewery
Foxearth (003).jpg
A rare photo of Weson Mill, also known as Foxearth Mill, WestMill and Glemsford Mill.
Foxearth 1908.jpg
Mill Lane, looking from the centre of the village westwards. This road once was the main route into the village.
DavidWardSignedPhoto.jpg
David Ward, a great benefactor to the village, and the owner of Wards' brewery