Called the ‘home of the British Army’, soldiers and their families have been based at Aldershot since the mid-1850s, which means that generations of army children will have been familiar with these landmarks. I.’, while the remaining four photographs show, moving clockwise from top right, ‘Municipal Gardens’, ‘Bathing Pool’, ‘The Royal Garrison Church’ and ‘Queens Avenue’.
To start with, the camp consisted of tents and huts, with brick barracks gradually being constructed from around 1910.
A postcard showing views of Bulford Camp dating from around World War I.
Clockwise from top left: stables, 'B' lines, preparing for camp, married quarters; the central image offers a general view of the camp.
This sepia-toned postcard, which was posted during the reign of George VI – i.e., between 19 (the postmark is unclear) – shows the interior of St George’s Church, Bulford Barracks, Wiltshire.
Real Photographic Series (Triplow), also shown as Clark’s Series (Triplow Church), (Guilden Morden 1905) below an example showing Newmarket Road Royston. The firm re-located to Caxton Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire in the early 1970s from where they produced huge quantities of postcards - including the colourful "collectors series" of which an example is shown below.