Obtaining Aerial and other historical photographs

Public Aerial Photographs

Satellite and aerial photographs were taken in the past by a variety of organisations and many of these are available free using Google Earth Pro. Google Earth.

Public Ground level photographs

Google Street View is a well known source of street level photographs taken by the Google car which, periodically, is driven round the roads. You can "print" the Street View image to a PDF.

Privately taken photographs

In addition to public sources of images, such as Google Street View, the current or previous occupants of land, or neighbours and relatives who may have stayed, may have historical photographs.


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