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Ashton Vale.

Ashton Vale.

Stothert & Pitt dock crane

Stothert & Pitt dock crane

Bristol floods 1968 Anyone know this road?

The Great Flood of 1968 Ashton Bristol

Whiteladies Road.

Whiteladies Road.

c1907 Templemeads Station, Bristol

Bristol Uk, Somerset, British

UNTIL 1954, when it finally ceased, soap manufacture had been part of Bristol's industrial life for many centuries.  In fact John Carr, the merchant who founded QEH, the City School, in 1590, had made his money from the product.  Tallow (later palm oil) and caustic soda was combined with perfume, disinfectant or alcohol to vary the scent and appearance of the basic mix.  In 1825 Christopher Thomas, who had migrated to Bristol from South Wales, opened a soap factory in Red Lion Yard, in Re...

, Ltd, Broad Plain, Bristol

Eastville.

Eastville.

Avonside Engine Company

Avonside Engine Company

Rowe's Leadworks, Bristol 1995. The site was important for the manufacture of lead and leadshot. Much lead was reclaimed, melted down and cast into square slabs, which could be rolled and then used as lead sheet. The site was in use from 1884 until the early 1960s..

Rowe's Leadworks, Bristol The site was important for the manufacture of lead and leadshot. Much lead was reclaimed, melted down and cast into square slabs, which could be rolled and then used as lead sheet. The site was in use from 1884 until the early

1899 Christmas Steps, Lewins Mead, Bristol BS1

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