Bath, On The Canal 1895

Bath, On The Canal 1895

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Memories of Bath

Architectural Notes

As a former resident of Bath I recall that this building was not particularly liked. In 1959 the hotel was demolished and a block of 33 flats at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor level with shops at the ground floor was built. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Bath by Claire Allen

Where Have The Trees Gone?

Does anyone know when the trees were felled? I have found a slightly later photo around the turn of the century and this has the trees still. Today there are none, although I think those on Laura Place are still there. If anyone knows about this, I'd love to hear from you: moretrees@live.co.uk

A memory of Bath by Adam Gretton

Southgate Hotel

My Great Great Grandparents were William and Elizabeth Pratt. In the 1880s William and his family had lived and worked on the Longleat Estate, William was the Head Gardener at that time. In 1891 they moved to Bath, and sadly ...Read full memory

A memory of Bath by Clive Pratt

St Swithin's Parish Church, Walcot, Bath

This is the parish church of my ancestor, William Ennever, who was baptised here on July 28, 1793. William was a carman and moved to London in 1816 where he married Elizabeth Wade in 1839. William's brother ...Read full memory

A memory of Bath by Simon Ennever

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History

The Kennet and Avon Canal, authorised by Act of Parliament in 1794 and opened in 1810, linked Bristol with London, cutting a canal from the Avon in Bath to the Kennet, which was then canalised to the Thames. This view from the canal towpath looks north to the George Street bridge in Bathwick, with the backs of Sydney Buildings on the right.