Postcard Database

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We have almost 600 postcards in our collection of images of parks, gardens and open spaces in Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as being historically interesting they also can be valuable when researching an area.

If you have any old postcards that you think might be of interest to us please contact us.

The following search tool enables you to select values from a range of attributes. As you select one or more attribute value the other attribute lists automatically show the ones available. Clicking on one of the resultant thumbnails will launch a slider of the cards you have selected.

Abbey Park, Leicester. Undated: The lake (File:1575)
Wigston Magna, Leicester. Undated: The Memorial Park (File:1574)
Somerby, Melton Mowbray. Undated: Somerby Hall demolished in 1949 (File:1573)
Belvoir Castle, Grantham. 1901-1920: The gardens with view towards the castle (File:1572)
Bath Grounds, Ashby-De-La-Zouch. 1901-1920: Ivanhoe baths Franked1904 (File:1571)
Victoria Park, Leicester. Undated: (File:1570)
Victoria Park, Leicester. Undated: Illuminated with many decorations (File:1569)
Victoria Park, Leicester. Undated: The Arch of Remembrance (File:1568)
Queens Park, Loughborough. 1941-1960: Rockery Garden from the lake. Posted 1942 (File:1567)
New Walk, Leicester. 1901-1920: St Stephen's church Franked 1906 (File:1566)
Garendon Park, Loughborough. 1901-1920: the Entrance Lodge Franked 1903 (File:1565)
Queens Park, Loughborough. 1901-1920: Bandstand. Franked 1907 (File:1564)
Garendon Park, Loughborough. 1901-1920: The Obelisk (File:1563)
Staunton Harold Hall, Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Undated: Staunton Harold Hall with the private chapel built 1653-1663 (File:1562)
Tickencote Hall, Stamford. Undated: The hall and ponds (File:1561)
Market Harborough Town, Market Harborough. Post 1960: Market Harborough in bloom volunteers (File:1560)
Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, Coalville. Undated: The Calvary. Exterior from Mount Calvary (File:1559)
Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, Coalville. Undated: Mount Calvary (File:1558)
Coalville town, Coalville. 1901-1920: Flower bed in housing area. Franked 1909 (File:1557)
Great Glen, Leicester. Post 1960: Veiw of Coverside Road. Franked 1967 (File:1556)

Postcards Research News

New postcard of Garendon Hall

Garendon Hall, Loughborough. 1901-1920: Garendon Hall and garden. Franked 1916 (File:1546)

We have recently acquired this postcard of Garendon Hall, Loughborough, which is an interesting addition to our collection. Some years ago, Research Group members had a private visit to Gardendon Park: in fact, the image on the main Research page shows four of the group walking down the avenue away from the Temple of Venus, apparently herding sheep! Our Research Publications page contains a report which is taken from the Parks and Gardens UK website…