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1934 Collection

Background image1934 Collection: Taxi Rank at Paddington Station, 1934

Taxi Rank at Paddington Station, 1934
This images shows the busy taxi rank at Paddington Station in 1934. Over 20 taxis are waiting along this stretch. By the 1930s most taxis were motor vehicles

Background image1934 Collection: Bristol Temple Meads station alterations, 1934

Bristol Temple Meads station alterations, 1934
Views of the cellars beneath the broad gauge platforms during the alterations at Bristol Temple Meads station in 1934. The expansion of the station started in 1930 and lasted until 1935

Background image1934 Collection: Swindon Works staff boarding Trip trains in 1934

Swindon Works staff boarding Trip trains in 1934
Swindon Works staff and families making their way to board Trip Trains in 1934

Background image1934 Collection: GWR Pannier Tank No. 1366, outside Swindon Works, 1934

GWR Pannier Tank No. 1366, outside Swindon Works, 1934
This 0-6-0 Pannier Tank was built at Swindon Works in 1934. It was part of the 1366 class of pannier tank locomotives. This particular locomotive was withdrawn in 1961

Background image1934 Collection: The Square, Barnstaple, September 1934

The Square, Barnstaple, September 1934
Several people are enjoying the formal gardens of The Square in Barnstaple. Behind The Square various shops can be seen including Maison Viola (dressmakers)

Background image1934 Collection: Arrivals indicator board at Paddington Station, 1934

Arrivals indicator board at Paddington Station, 1934
A view of the interior of Paddington station in London taken in 1934. A new arrivals and departures indicator board was installed in The Lawn in March of the same year

Background image1934 Collection: Greve de Lecq, Jersey, c. 1930s

Greve de Lecq, Jersey, c. 1930s
A GWR publicity view of La Greve de Lecq on the northern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, summer c.1934. This image shows the beach with holidaymakers enjoying the summer weather; sunbathing

Background image1934 Collection: The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of holidaymakers outside the Victoria Pavilion at Capstone Parade in Ilfracombe, Devon, in September 1934

Background image1934 Collection: Lynmouth, Devon, September 1934

Lynmouth, Devon, September 1934
A view looking south up the short steep hill that is Lynmouth Street by the quay. Lots of families are bustling around the village and harbour

Background image1934 Collection: Castle Beach, Falmouth, July 1934

Castle Beach, Falmouth, July 1934
View of Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, July 1934. Holidaymakers are on the beach and bathing the sea. The Falmouth Hotel can be seen on the right of the picture

Background image1934 Collection: Drawing Office Tennis Team, 1934

Drawing Office Tennis Team, 1934
This image shows the Tennis Team from the Drawing Office at Swindon Works. They were the winners of the Cookson Cup, an inter-company competition. (2nd right - George Ernest Langrish)

Background image1934 Collection: Bideford, Devon, September 1934

Bideford, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the port town of Bideford in Devon, taken September 1934. This image shows the Old Bideford Long Bridge on the left and the River Torridge running through the town

Background image1934 Collection: Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of people relaxing with cups of tea at the Larkstone Recreation Grounds at Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934

Background image1934 Collection: Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934. The Victoria Pavilion opened at the Capstone Parade in 1888

Background image1934 Collection: Plemont, Jersey, August 1934

Plemont, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR Publicity view of Plemont Beach on the north side of Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. This view shows the cliffs towards the prehistoric site

Background image1934 Collection: St Aubin, Jersey, August 1934

St Aubin, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Aubin on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. This image shows the harbour in the summer sunshine

Background image1934 Collection: La Greve de Lecq, Jersey, August 1934

La Greve de Lecq, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of La Greve de Lecq on the northern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, August 1934. This image shows the beach with holidaymakers enjoying the summer weather; deckchairs

Background image1934 Collection: La Collette, St Helier, Jersey, August 1934

La Collette, St Helier, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Helier from the promenade at La Collette on Jersey in the Channel Islands. Taken in August 1934 the havre des pas bathing pool

Background image1934 Collection: St Aubins Bay and Fort, Jersey, August 1934

St Aubins Bay and Fort, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Aubins Bay and Fort on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. Holidaymakers are looking out into the bay towards the fort which is accessed via a causeway

Background image1934 Collection: The Lido at St Helier, Jersey, August 1934

The Lido at St Helier, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of holidaymakers at St Helier on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. People are enjoying the summer sunshine on the sandy beach

Background image1934 Collection: St Brelades Bay, Jersey, August 1934

St Brelades Bay, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Brelades Bay on the southern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands. The image was taken in August 1934

Background image1934 Collection: Allerford, Somerset, September 1934

Allerford, Somerset, September 1934
A GWR Publicity view of the village of Allerford in Somerset, September 1934. Allerford is located near the coast in Exmoor National Park, between Porlock and Minehead

Background image1934 Collection: Albert Clock, Barnstaple, September 1934

Albert Clock, Barnstaple, September 1934
A view of the Albert Clock looking towards the River Taw and the Taw Bridge. The Albert Clock stands in The Square and was built as a memorial to Queen Victorias husband, Prince Albert

Background image1934 Collection: No 12 shop, Carpenters Shop, 1934

No 12 shop, Carpenters Shop, 1934
An exterior view of the Carpenters Shop. This workshop was situated adjacent to Station Road, next to one of the Works underpasses

Background image1934 Collection: Falmouth - Castle Beach, July 1934

Falmouth - Castle Beach, July 1934
View of Castle Beach & Pendennis Head, Falmouth, Cornwall in July 1934. An exotic tree offers shade to guests staying at the Gwendra Hotel along Cliff Road

Background image1934 Collection: Cherry Bridge, Lyn Valley, 1934

Cherry Bridge, Lyn Valley, 1934
A view of Cherry Bridge at Lynmouth in the Lyn Valley, North Devon, September 1934. The Lyn Valley is well known for its distinctive wooden bridges

Background image1934 Collection: Watersmeet in The Lyn Valley, Devon, 1934

Watersmeet in The Lyn Valley, Devon, 1934
A view of Watersmeet in the Lyn Valley in north Devon, taken in September 1934. A number of holidaymakers are relaxing and picnicking beside the Lyn River

Background image1934 Collection: The Lyn Valley near Watersmeet, 1934

The Lyn Valley near Watersmeet, 1934
A view of the Lyn Valley near Watersmeet in north Devon, taken in September 1934. A number of holidaymakers are strolling near one of the distinct bridges over the Lyn River

Background image1934 Collection: Castle Rock at Lynton, North Devon, 1934

Castle Rock at Lynton, North Devon, 1934
A view of Castle Rock at the Valley of Rocks near Lynton in North Devon. This photograph was taken in September 1934 to encourage tourism on Exmoor

Background image1934 Collection: Valley of Rocks at Lynton, Devon, 1934

Valley of Rocks at Lynton, Devon, 1934
A view of the Valley of Rocks near Lynton in North Devon, taken in September 1934. This U shaped valley on the north Exmoor coast has been popular with walkers for over 100 years

Background image1934 Collection: Lynmouth Harbour, Devon, September 1934

Lynmouth Harbour, Devon, September 1934
A view of the harbour at Lynmouth in north Devon, taken in September 1934. A number of small boats are moored up in the harbour

Background image1934 Collection: Lynmouth and North Foreland, Devon, 1934

Lynmouth and North Foreland, Devon, 1934
A view of Lynmouth and the coastline towards Foreland Point, taken from Lynton, north Devon, September 1934

Background image1934 Collection: Lynmouth from the Harbour, 1934

Lynmouth from the Harbour, 1934
A view of the harbour at Lynmouth in north Devon, taken in September 1934. A number of small boats are moored up in the harbour

Background image1934 Collection: The Lyn River at Lynmouth, Devon, 1934

The Lyn River at Lynmouth, Devon, 1934
A view of the Lyn River at Lynmouth in north Devon, taken in September 1934. The quayside is busy with holidaymakers and there are a number of small boats moored up in the harbour

Background image1934 Collection: Drawing Office Cricket Team, 1934

Drawing Office Cricket Team, 1934
This image shows the Cricket Team from the Drawing Office at Swindon Works. The dog being held at the front of the group was presumably the team mascot

Background image1934 Collection: Morrab Gardens, Penzance, c. 1934

Morrab Gardens, Penzance, c. 1934
A GWR publicity view of the subtropical Morrab Gardens in Penzance, Cornwall, taken c.1934, showing the Victorian fountain and palm trees

Background image1934 Collection: Eastern Green Beach and St Michaels Mount from Penzance, c. 1934

Eastern Green Beach and St Michaels Mount from Penzance, c. 1934
A GWR publicity view of Eastern Green Beach and St Michaels Mount in Cornwall, taken from the sea front at Penzance, c.1934

Background image1934 Collection: The Sea Front at Penzance, c. 1934

The Sea Front at Penzance, c. 1934
A GWR publicity view of the sea front at Penzance in Cornwall, c.1934, showing the subtropical palm trees of the Alexandra Park grounds and the western promenade

Background image1934 Collection: Ilfracombe Coast, Devon, September 1934

Ilfracombe Coast, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the coastal road from Ilfracombe in Devon to the village of Lee. Taken in September 1934, this image shows the walking path along the attractively rugged coastline of The

Background image1934 Collection: Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the cliffs at Arganite Bay or White Pebble Bay near Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934. The rugged coastline of North Devon is shown in this image with Hillsborough nature

Background image1934 Collection: Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicty view of Ilfracombe in Devon taken in September 1934 from Rapparee Cove. The Chapel of St Nicholas and the harbour can be seen in the distance

Background image1934 Collection: Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of Wildersmouth Cove at Ilfracombe in Devon. Taken in September 1934 this image shows holidaymakers having fun on the beach and lounging in deckchairs with a pavilion

Background image1934 Collection: St Helier, Jersey, August 1934

St Helier, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of the beach at St Helier on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. Holidaymakers are enjoying themselves on the sand with the lido

Background image1934 Collection: Greve d Ayelte Public Recreation Ground, Jersey, August 1934

Greve d Ayelte Public Recreation Ground, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of people at a public recreation ground near Greve d Ayelte on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken August 1934

Background image1934 Collection: Selworthy Green in Somerset, September 1934

Selworthy Green in Somerset, September 1934
A GWR Publicity view of the picturesque village of Selworthy Green, near Minehead in Somerset, September 1934. Selworthy is located in Exmoor National Park

Background image1934 Collection: St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, July 1934

St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, July 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Mawes harbour in Cornwall looking towards the Ship and Castle Hotel, July 1934



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