St Ives photographs 1920 to 1950

Photos of St Ives 1920 to 1950

St Ives 1925
The new market, with sheep pens still being used on Sheepfold, 1925.

St Ives 1925
The bathing place on Holt Island, 1925.

St Ives 1925
Holt Island, showing how intensively it was farmed for willow, 1925.

St Ives 1929
Showing the route of the railway lines, 1929.

St Ives 1929
St Ives railway station, 1929

St Ives 1929
Holt Island and the Parish Church, 1929. Note how undeveloped Ramsey Road is.

St Ives 1929
Market Hill, 1929. Densely packed housing in the town centre.

St Ives 1929
Market Hill, 1929.

St Ives 1929
Another view of the dense town centre housing, 1929.

St Ives 1929
Bridge Street and the Dolphin Hotel, 1929.

St Ives 1929
St Ives, a small rural town, 1929.

St Ives, 1931
Sheep market, 1931.

Bridge Street, St Ives, 1940s
Bridge Street, 1940s.

Woolpack Lane, Merryland, St Ives
Woolpack Lane, Merryland.

Oliver Cromwell's barn, St Ives 1948
Oliver Cromwell's barn from the 1600s, at the Ramsey Road / Houghton Road junction, 1948.
Although in good condition, it was demolished in the 1960s. 

Oliver Cromwell's barn, St Ives
Exterior of Oliver Cromwell's barn.

Oliver Cromwell's barn, St Ives
Interior of Oliver Cromwell's barn.

St Ives, 1950
St Ives from the west, still largely unchanged, 1950.

St Ives, 1950
St Ives from the east, 1950.

Republic Cottage, St Ives, 1951
Republic Cottage, opposite the Manchester Arms, on the junction of Needingworth and
Somersham Roads, 1950. Demolished for road widening in the 1960s.

Republic Cottage, St Ives
Closer view of Republic Cottage.

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