Alfred Watkins Collection of Historic Photographs

Have you ever heard of Alfred Watkins?  If not then you are missing out on some wonderful historical photographs of Herefordshire and its people.

Alfred Watkins (27th January 1855 – 15th April 1935) was a Herefordian businessman, photographer, author, self-taught amateur archaeologist, antiquarian and authority on beekeeping as well as founder member of the Woolhope Naturalist Field Club. He is famous for his work on ley lines.

He travelled extensively around Herefordshire, and took over 3000 photographs of rural life and surroundings.  At the moment there are 919 images aviable to view for free online.