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Clare Pictures

A collection of old postcards of past Clare

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To get pictures of a size suitable for printing or close inspection click on the picture or the accompanying text. Please remember that we are very much on the lookout for pictures of old Clare in order to make a comprehensive collection here.
The photograhs themselves are scanned in sufficient quality to provide an A4 photograph is a quality that is almost indistinguishable from the original

Clare Castle, Suffolk by J. Newton  F. Grose c.1787-200x153.jpg
Clare Castle, Suffolk by J. Newton F. Grose c.1787
The Priory, Clare - date unknown-200x125.jpg
The Priory, Clare - date unknown
The Iron Bridge, Clare 1913 (1)-200x315.jpg
The Iron Bridge, Clare 1913
Richard Burn's Multi-View postcard of Clare-200x122.jpg
Richard Burn's Multi-View postcard of Clare
Nethergate Street, Clare postcard - photo by Richard Burn-200x111.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare postcard - photo by Richard Burn
Interior of Clare Church early 1900's-200x121.jpg
Interior of Clare Church early 1900's-200x121.jpg
Francis Friths Multi-View postcard of Clare-200x129.jpg
Francis Friths Multi-View postcard of Clare
Callis Street, Clare 1965-68-200x127.jpg
Callis Street, Clare 1965-68
Theobald's bus passing by the Bell Hotel, Clare, 1967-200x120.jpg
Theobald's bus passing by the Bell Hotel, Clare, 1967
Lufkin Brothers shop, Clare early 1900's-200x129.jpg
Lufkin Brothers shop, Clare early 1900's
Clare Fire Engine (date unknown)-200x131.jpg
Clare Fire Engine (date unknown)
Unveiling of Clare War Memorial c1920-200x127.jpg
Unveiling of Clare War Memorial c1920
Stokoe's postcard of the Ancient House early 1900's-200x135.jpg
Stokoe's postcard of the Ancient House early 1900's
Tomb of Joan of Acre, south wall of friary church-200x136.jpg
Tomb of Joan of Acre, south wall of friary church
The Parish Church-200x139.jpg
The Parish Church c1920
Fifteenth Century Pargetted House-200x136.jpg
'Fifteenth Century Pargetted House' (Ancient House).jpg
Nethergate House-200x142.jpg
Nethergate House c1920
The Market Hil c 1920-200x136.jpg
The Market Hil c 1920
Gosford Street now Callis Street-200x140.jpg
Gosford Street, now Callis Street
TheGuildhall-200x136.jpg
The Guildhall in the 1920
Clare Priory & Keep c1917 (sent from Poslingford)-200x124.jpg
Clare Priory & Keep c1917 (sent from Poslingford)
The Mill Stream & Keep, Clare, 1907-200x127.jpg
The Mill Stream & Keep, Clare, 1907
High Street, Clare with Ancient House & Church-200x126.jpg
High Street, Clare with Ancient House & Church
Market Hill, Clare-200x127.jpg
Market Hill, Clare
Callis Street, Clare, 1908-200x128.jpg
Callis Street, Clare, 1908
Clare bus-200x133.jpg
Clare bus
Callis Street, Clare 1920s or 1930s-200x121.jpg
Callis Street, Clare 1920s or 1930s
Another postcard of Clare Church-200x128.jpg
Another postcard of Clare Church-200x128.jpg
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Clare War Memorial with Sargeant's shop in the background-200x126.jpg
Clare War Memorial with Sargeant's shop in the background
The Priory, Clare early 1900's-200x126.jpg
The Priory, Clare early 1900's
The Nethergate Hotel, Clare (Grade 1 listed)-200x125.jpg
The Nethergate Hotel, Clare (Grade 1 listed)
Clare viewed from the train 7th April 1924-200x125.jpg
Clare viewed from the train 7th April 1924
Clare Multi-View 1961-200x129.jpg
Clare Multi-View 1961
Clare Market Hill c1930-200x124.jpg
Clare Market Hill c1930
Clare from the Castle Mound, 1924-200x127.jpg
Clare from the Castle Mound, 1924
Clare Keep from Holmes Path early 1900s-200x126.jpg
Clare Keep from Holmes Path early 1900s
Market Hill, Clare, 1908-200x118.jpg
Market Hill, Clare, 1908
The Iron Bridge, Clare 1913-126x200.jpg
The Iron Bridge, Clare 1913
Ancient House Clare early 1900s-200x131.jpg
Ancient House Clare early 1900s.jpg
Clare Multi-View early 1920's-200x124.jpg
Greetings from Clare (Clare Multi-View early 1920's)
Clare Parish Church 1920-200x126.jpg
Clare Parish Church 1920
Nethergate Street, Clare, early 1900's-200x130.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare, early 1900's
Clare 1969-200x125.jpg
Clare 1969
Nethergate Street, Clare, 1906-200x128.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare, 1906
Clare High Street 1914-200x123.jpg
Clare High Street 1914
Clare Church early 1900s-200x134.jpg
Clare Church early 1900s
View from Castle Hill, Clare with steam train-200x127.jpg
Clare Baptist Church 1907
Market Hill (again)-200x124.jpg
Market Hill
NClare Multiview-200x126.jpg
Clare Multiview
High Street, Clare with Half Moon Hotel-200x121.jpg
High Street, Clare with Half Moon Hotel
Church & Vicarage, Clare, 1904-200x124.jpg
Church & Vicarage, Clare
View from Castle Hill, Clare with steam train-200x127.jpg
View from Castle Hill, Clare with steam train
Clare Church 1932-200x124.jpg
Clare Church 1932
Nethergate Street, Clare, 1904-200x125.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare
Nethergate Street, Clare - 1913-200x126.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare - 1913
Market Hill, Clare 1911 with Bear & Crown Hotel on right-200x122.jpg
Market Hill, Clare 1911 with Bear & Crown Hotel on
Annonymous Group, Clare early 1900s-200x126.jpg
Annonymous Group, Clare early 1900s
Clare Baptists Sunday School Outing early 1900s-200x128.jpg
Clare Baptists Sunday School Outing early 1900s
Clare after the thaw (postmarked 25.02.1907)-200x121.jpg
Clare after the thaw (postmarked 25.02.1907)
1860 view of Clare.jpg
An early view of Clare of around 1860, showing the Castle before the railway destryed its integrity by cutting through the edge and placiing the station within the bailey..
Clare Castle.jpg
Clare castle, from an old engraving.
ClareHighStreet.jpg
Clare High Street
ClareChurch.jpg
Clare Church
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Cavendish Road
ClareMill.jpg
The old Mill
ClareFromMott.jpg
Clare, the view from the castle
ClareMillGates.jpg
Clare Mill Gates
ClareMillStream.jpg
The Mill Stream, the postcard is entitled 'a cool spot'
NethergateStreet.jpg
Nethergate street
highStreeClare.jpg
Clare High Street
Callis Street Clare 1914-200x128.jpg
Callis Street Clare 1914
The Market Place, Clare 1906-200x127.jpg
The Market Place, Clare 1906
Clare Market Hill, 1906-200x121.jpg
Clare Market Hill, 1906
Callis Street Clare 1914-200x128.jpg
Clare Market Hill c1929
with Bear & Crown and
Temperance Hotel

Nethergate Street, Clare - petrol pumps-200x124.jpg
Nethergate Street, Clare Petrol station with pumps
The church, Clare with vintage vehicle-200x122.jpg
The church, Clare with vintage
vehicle
Clare Market Hill with garage & petrol pumps-200x128.jpg
Clare Market Hill with
garage and petrol pumps

Clare Market Hill postmarked 1969 but looks earlier by vehicles-200x122.jpg
Clare Market Hill (postmarked
1969 but looks earlier by vehicles)

Clare from the Castle 1906-200x126.jpg
Clare from the Castle 1906
On the river at Clare 1903-200x114.jpg
On the river at Clare 1903
Clare Market Hill, 1932 with old Brooke Bonds Tea van-200x122.jpg

Clare Market Hill, 1932 with
old Brooke Bonds Tea van


Clare Castle from the banks of the Stour c 1800-200x170.jpg
Clare Castle from the banks of the Stour c 1800
Joshua kirby's South East View of Clare Priory and Castle-200x115.jpg
Joshua kirby's South East View of Clare Priory and Castle