Ashby de la Zouch Museum has a unique collection of over 3000 historical photographs.
Please note all photographs are copyright and should not be copied without the permission of the museum
Search our photographic archive online
We have a very large collection of both original and copied photographs of Ashby and its surrounding area from the 1870s to the Present. Many of them can be viewed on this website. The Ashby ones are subdivided into geographical sections:
Bath Grounds; Bath Street; the Callis; the Castle and Manor House; Derby Road; the Green and Elford Street; Kilwardby Street and Moira Road; Leicester Road; Lower Church Street and St. Helen’s Church; Market Street; North Street and Brook Street; Nottingham Road and Wood Street; South Street and Upper Church Street; Station Road; Tamworth Road. There are also collections under Aerial, Military and Sport.
Explore Ashby Old and New with our
interactive historic map
Click any of the red dots on the map and you will be able to see what that part of Ashby looks like today. Click the picture and you will see that same scene years ago.
Modern photographs taken by Adrian and Sue Hickson and Wendy Freer
NB If the map does not load, look at the top of the screen below the toolbar. Click on the bar with the yellow symbol on it and click on Allow Blocked Content. In the box which then opens click Yes.
Ashby de la Zouch Old and New Film
A short presentation of some of our old photographs in film format
Do you remember Ashby de la Zouch in the 1950s?
Here is a little reminder! Click here.
Below are a few of the thousands of photographs we currently hold. Click the images to see a larger version but you may need to wait for large files to load. Copies of photographs can be ordered at the museum.