READING LOCAL STUDIES SCANNED COLLECTION

We have scanned over 8000 illustrations from our Local Studies collection and are adding more - so check back here regularly.

We have also added pages from the old Reading directories starting with 1842. See who lived in your house in times gone by or locate relatives who lived in Reading.

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For further searching of illustrations in the collection use the Advanced Search.

Reading Directories

Estate Maps

1842

London Street


Illustrations : Subjects

Water

Water

Transport

Transport

Buildings

Buildings

Open Spaces

Open Spaces

Social Life

Social Life

People

People

The Land

The Land

Schools

Schools


Illustrations : Reading Borough

Landmarks

Landmarks

Caversham

Caversham

Tilehurst

Tilehurst

Emmer Green

Emmer Green

ReadingStreets

Reading Streets A to L

ReadingStreets

Reading Streets M to Z


Illustrations : Surrounding towns and villages

Surrounding towns & Villages

Unidentified Illustrations

Can you identify these mystery illustrations?
Let us know if you have any thoughts.

Please contact us if you have illustrations you would like to donate to the collection, if you wish to add to or correct the information on this database, or if you wish to republish it.
If you would like a copy of any of the illustrations please print out and complete the order form, and post it to us.

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Last updated 05.07.2010