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1906 number 29 East Street "Hats for Sale" back to a time when everyone owned a hat. City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Old Things, Candid Photography, Street Photography, The Wealth Of Nations, British Shop

Winstones' Hat Shop, Bedminster, Bristol

1906 number 29 East Street "Hats for Sale" back to a time when everyone owned a hat.

1901 The former Bedminster Tram Depot West Street damaged during the blitz of 20 trams were wrecked beyond repair. Bristol England, Bristol Uk, Bristol City Centre, Domesday Book, Royal Charter, The Blitz, Farm Shop, Gloucester, Buses

Bedminster Tram Depot, West Street, Bristol

1901 The former Bedminster Tram Depot West Street BS3, damaged during the blitz of 1941. 20 trams were wrecked beyond repair.

The Stoll, Bedminster Hippodrome, Bristol City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Domesday Book, East Street, Hill Station, Somerset, Old Photos, Great Places, The Neighbourhood

The Stoll, Bedminster Hippodrome, Bristol

Memories of Bristol Cinema The Hippodrome/Stoll, East Street, Bedminster, 1915-1941 The Stoll picture theatre, or Bedminster Hippodrome BS3 as was pictured in the early 1920s not long after films took the place of live acts - The show carried on for another 20 years until the Hitler's bombers left this fine building in ruins.

1911 Lombard Street, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Domesday Book, Bristol England, Lombard Street, Somerset, The Neighbourhood

1911 Frank's Corner Shop, Lombard Street, Bedminster, Bristol

1911 Frank's Corner Shop in Edwardian Bristol, corner of St John's Road and Lombard Street, Bedminster, which served generations of Will's tobacco workers. The shop was still there until the 1970s. The former W. D. and H. O. Wills, tobacco building, is shown right of picture, the facade was kept and the general style copied by the large supermarket that now covers the site.

Jack Bryan’s Cockle Shop, 114 East Street, Bedminster High Street Shops, East Street, Old Street, City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Candid Photography, Street Photography, Cities In Uk, Bristol England

Jack Bryan’s Cockle Shop, 114 East Street, Bedminster, Bristol c1930s

One of Bedminster's best loved shops. It survived until the late 1980s.

Ashton Gate 1911 looking towards the old toll house and North Street. This building is now converted into old people's home. Jefferson Street, Vintage Year, Toll House, City Of Bristol, Hill Station, Back In The Day, Old Photos, Gate, The Neighbourhood

the old toll house Ashton Gate, Bristol BS3

Ashton Gate 1911 looking towards the old toll house and North Street. This building is now converted into old people's home.

View of The W.O Wills cigarette factory in Bristol. This archive image dated Many fo these building have been demolished but some reamin in new use Liberty Tree Tavern, Domesday Book, Bristol Channel, Bristol England, North Somerset, City Of Bristol, Hill Station, City Photo, The Neighbourhood

WD. & HO. Will's factories, Bedminster, Bristol

image above: WD. & HO. Will's factories Bedminster Bristol 1950. Later apart of the huge Imperial Group. Today the once great tobacco trade in the city is no longer.

The Great Flood of 1968 happened after huge amounts of rain and thunderstorms hit the South West in July East Street, Street View, Bristol Fashion, Rain And Thunderstorms, South East England, City Of Bristol, 6 Photos, History Photos

5 Photos Of The 1968 Bristol Flood | Best of Bristol

Bristol Flood of 1968 The Great Flood of 1968 happened after huge amounts of rain and thunderstorms hit the South West in July. Sweeping away roads and bridges, seven people lost their lives and the floods caused untold devastation to property across the South West. 1. Ashton Gate gets flooded

Bristol Then & Now - Dean Lane, Bedminster City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Beautiful Places To Travel, Great Places, Domesday Book, Bristol England, Old Street, Then And Now, The Locals

Bristol Then & Now - Dean Lane, Bedminster

Bristol Then & Now - Dean Lane, Bedminster top image: View of Dean Lane Bedminster Bristol, photograph taken from corner of Alpha Road . Date 1910-20's. Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church on right demolished many years ago. Today Holy Cross RC Primary School stands on this site next to the present church. Joe Skinner the local milkman on his rounds poses for the photographer. The Clarence Hotel can be seen on the left (now Tap & Barrel) 43 Dean Lane. bottom image: Same view 2012 - The first…

Here are some rarely seen pictures of the Great Flood in England in At Ashton Rd., Bristol At Eastville, Bristol Avonmou. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Bristol City Centre, East Street, The Blitz, Hill Station, England Uk, End Of The World, Somerset

The Great Flood of 1968 Ashton, Bristol

The Great Flood of 1968 - Picture taken at Ashton Bristol. Memories of the flood of 68 ALDERMAN JACK BOSDET was a Councillor for Southmead Ward in Bristol in 1968:— "The night of July 10th 1968 brought considerable misfortune and sadness to many people in Bristol and surrounding areas of Somerset and Gloucester. On that particular evening, I was carrying out my usual round of calls in the Ward amidst continuous thunder, lightning and torrential rain. It became increasingly intensive during…

G. Plaster, St John's Lane, Bedminster | by brizzle born and bred Old Pictures, Old Photos, Brandy Snaps, Domesday Book, North Somerset, East Street, Mother Family, Bristol City, Sign Writing

G. Plaster grocer, St John's Lane, Bedminster, Bristol

Image above: A greengrocer's shop in St John's Lane in the 1930s. Wintle’s in West Street and Plaster’s in St John’s Lane were typical of small family grocers. Other Shops which have lingered in the memories of many Bedminster people are Collard’s the butcher, originally at Poet’s Corner, North Street; Moden’s the pork butcher, also in North Street and Babbage’s the East Street butcher where cattle were driven through the shop to be slaughtered at the rear. Bessant’s had several…

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Bristol Then & Now - British Road, Bedminster

top image: Victoria Cottage, Hewitt's corner shop, British Road/Victoria Place, Bedminster (now refurbished). bottom image: Same view as above 2013 - Victorian end terrace cottage on British Road, Victoria Cottage of 1837 and to the left not in view Albert Cottage of 1842. The road was renamed Victoria Street, originally being Back Lane linking farm land to West Street, when an 18th century version of London Inn blocked the access to East Street. Like The Albert on West Street that replaced…

Bedminster Biddy or Treacle Belly in all her glory she was well known on the street's of Bedminster, Bristol. (She loved the taste of black treacle and molasses) Bristol Fashion, Domesday Book, Bristol City, Back Road, Black And White Photography, The Past, Winter Jackets, History, Coat

Old Bedminster Characters - Bedminster Biddy

Bedminster Biddy or Treacle Belly in all her glory she was well known on the street's of Bedminster, Bristol. (She loved the taste of black treacle and molasses) photograph was taken in 1905, she was a female tramp named as Sally Treacle Belly, Sally Ashbox, Boss Eyed Nell, Snowdrop, The Bedminster Chorister she lived in various sheds ect in the back roads around Bedminster Parade. Her name was given as Pamela Watts. Pamela Watts born 1867 Regent Street,Bedminster. aka Sally Ashbox, Boss…