Town views and historical photography

Living with History: Life in Stratford-upon-Avon

William Mulryne

2023, 250pp

Sumptuous publication in full colour. Very personal perspectives on the town by this gifted young photographer. Print edition limited to 75 copies.

Stratford upon Avon through Time

Jacqueline Cameron

Amberley Publishing, Stroud, 2010, 96pp

Collection of over 90 corresponding pairs of photographs and postcards showing Stratford and its surroundings 'then and now'

A Postcard from Shakespeare's Avon

Jan Dobrzynski and Keith Turner

The History Press, Stroud, 2009, 160pp

A journey through the five counties traversed by the Avon, using images from more than 250 postcards

Stratford-upon-Avon: A Miscellany

Julia Skinner

Francis Frith Collection, Salisbury, 2006, 57pp

Fascinating local facts, local dialect, ghost stories, anecdotes and local history

Around Stratford-upon-Avon

Clive Hardy

Francis Frith, Salisbury, 2000, 82pp

Classic photographs of the town from mid-Victorian times up to the 1960s, with historical notes

The Archive Photographs Series: Stratford-upon-Avon and Beyond

John D. Oldfield

Chalford Publishing, Stroud, 1996, 128pp

Collection of 200 old photographs and postcards exploring Stratford and the villages of the three surrounding counties

Stratford-upon-Avon in old picture postcards, Volume 2

Patricia McFarland

European Library, Zaltbommel NL, 1996, 76pp

A second volume of 76 photographs from the town archive showing significant events from 1900 to 1945

Memories of Stratford-upon-Avon

Alton Douglas and Dennis Moore

Brewin Books, Studley, 1993, 96pp

Nostalgic look back at events over the 20th century, copiously illustrated with photographs of people

Stratford-on-Avon in old picture postcards

John Marks

Reflections of a Bygone Age, Keyworth, 1991, 36pp

A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes earlier in the 20th century, with informative captions

Victorian Stratford-upon-Avon in old photographs

Nicholas Fogg (editor)

Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 1990, 160pp

Collection of photographs from 1850 to 1900 with many interesting anecdotes and commentary on social change

Stratford-upon-Avon in old picture postcards

Patricia McFarland

European Library, Zaltbommel NL, 1983, 76pp

76 classic black-and-white photographs from the town archive (SBT) up to the destruction of the Memorial Theatre in 1926

Stratford-upon-Avon as it was

Robert Bearman

Hendon Publishing, Nelson, 1979, 48pp

Historical photographs from the town archive with expert commentary on their significance

Stratford past and present

Levi Fox

Oxford Illustrated Press, Oxford, 1975, 64pp

A pictorial record of the ancient town of Stratford, with 50 pairs of photographs showing the changes of buildings and street scenes over time