PICTURES FROM THE PAST, AND HOW THE SCENES LOOK NOW.

MORGAN INDEX - 1900'S ....The Society owns Capt R.H.Morgan's album of photographs. He was the Royal Marine Commandant of Ascension Island in from 1905 to 1908. Some of the pictures were used to illustrate the book 'Ascension - The Story of a South Atlantic Island ' by Duff Hart-Davis. Duff returned to the island in August 2001 for a visit. (See the news link on the left.)

ROSS INDEX - 1930'S ....The photographs used in this section were kindly provided by Mrs. Valerie Davies, who spent part of the 1930's on the island. Her father, Kenneth Alfred Ross, served with the Eastern Telegraph Company, forerunner of Cable & Wireless. Some of these pictures were used to illustrate the Society's version of 'Ascension Island, by Lionel Schon Bartlett'. To obtain a copy, just follow the "Books" link in the menu on the left.

ARIA INDEX - 1950'S....These images were supplied by Richard Aria, who served on Ascension with Cable & Wireless from 1959 - 1961. His photos illustrate his diary which is available from the Society - follow the literature link on the left if you want a copy!

 

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