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Bembridge

Here we are publishing a nice collection of post cards showing Bembridge. Most probably all these post cards are coming from a time when Bembridge was built in a Smith's Dock. Some of them are from a time when a brand new THPV Bembridge started to have a name of one of the most famous life boat station Bembridge.

First let's look at the history of Bembridge at www.bembridgeharbourtrust.org:


The history of Bembridge


First of let's find a Bembridge Village. It is on a Isle of Wight.

 
The Isle of Wight


Now we can see a Bembridge from far away ...

 
Left: Bembridge & St. Helen's Harbour from the Air     Right: Bembridge from Culver


A general view on Bembridge Village

Bembride - a composed view


Lifeboat Station and its life boat "Jesse Lumb"

 
Left: The Lifeboat Pier, Lane End     Right: Lifeboat Station

 
Left & right: Lifeboat Station - Lifeboat Jesse Lumb

 
Left & right: Lifeboat Station - Lifeboat Jesse Lumb


Sailing club and the harbour

 
Left & right: Harbour & sailing club


Left & right: Harbour

 
Left: Harbour from the Linchens


The beautiful sea side

 
Left & right: Whitecliff Bay

 
Left & right: Whitecliff Bay


Left & right: Whitecliff Bay

 
Left: Helen's Fort from Bembridge     Right: Path by the Shore

 
Left & right: Ducie Beach
 
 
Left & right: Ducie Beach

 
Left: The shore     Right: The Path by the shore & Bathing Beach


Left: The Putting Green, Lane End     Right: Bathing Huts, Lane End


Bathing Huts and Beach, Lane End


Some paths ...
 
Left: Love lane     Right: Path through Nowgate Chine


The Bembridge village

High Street

 
Left & right: Holy Trinity Church


The famous Pilot Boat Inn

Left & right: Pilot Boat Inn

 
Left & right: Pilot Boat Inn inside


Royal Shithead Hotel

Royal Shithead Hotel


A traditional Old Bembridge
 
Left & right: Thatched Cottage. Lane End

  
Left: Thatched Cottage. Lane End     Right: The windmill


After such a wide presentation of old Bembridge village everybody will give a question: how this village looks today?

We have a contact with one guy living in Bembridge. Mike Samuelson has already sent us a nice picture - Bembridge today - from an air. I hope quite soon we will present more pictures from Mike.

Bembridge village - present air view

Dear Mike - thank you!


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