We acknowledge the copyright of all images and text and have sought the permission of original owners wherever possible. In a few cases we’ve forgotten where we got the photos or information and, in those cases, we’d welcome the opportunity to put things right and give you full credit.

If you want to reproduce any of the images from this website, you must seek permission from the copyright holder. If that’s not clear from the content itself or from this page, please get in touch:

Unless stated otherwise:

Satellite images: ©2018 Google.

Old maps: National Library of Scotland (

Newspaper snippets: acquired through the British Newspaper Archive ©2018 Findmypast.

Mural photographs: ©2016 Bill Shepley (special thanks to Woodgreen Village Hall for permission).

B&W photos: Charabanc & Sunday School: Jenny Hart; Shop & Oldings: Helena Datta; Pub and Under Castle: Claudia Carroll.

“Woodgreen: a Potted History” and “Cock Fighting on Wood Green” ©2016 David Mussell.

A Lost View: modern Brook Cottage photo ©2016 New Forest Cottages

Shops and PO. PO images: Georgina Babey; Shop: Jenny Hart.

Hale Nursery: Georgina Babey, Gladys Marks, Andrea Finn

Barns Farm. Helena Datta and Trevor Bryant;

Breamore Priory tiles on display in Salisbury Museum; geophysical survey of Breamore Priory, see “From hamlets to central places” C Loveluck, K Strutt, P Clogg

Castle Hill. Axes and pottery photos, special thanks to Salisbury Museum

Mural artist photos from “The Village on the Wall” ©BBC

Merry Gardens. James Coventry photo © Hampshire Record Office

Handbells. Images and text: Jenny Hart

Rural Images: Godshill Wood, Claudia Carroll; other images, Woodgreen Village Hall

Eric Hesketh Hubbard. Forest Press images:; “New Forest” image courtesy of Greg Norden Collection Prints available.

Dasiy Walker, Nurse “Brom”. Andrea Finn, Freda Parker and Sue Harris.

Breamore Station. Colour photo: ©2016 Bill Shepley

Daisy and Mr&Mrs Walker: Sue Harris

Breamore timetable: thanks to Martin Rowley,

Coronation photos: Andrea Finn.

People of Woodgreen. Photographs by Kathleen Milner. Copyright © 1974 Mrs. K. Milner.

Photographs presented to Graham McCarthy from Kathleen Milner, 1974. Reproduced with thanks to Julia Wilkie and the Woodgreen Village Hall.

This website was compiled by Steve Morris.

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