Bristol, Avon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bristol and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Lunch On Founder's Day At Christmas Steps!

I was a 'Red Maid' from 1966-72, and at the end of November it was 'Founder's Day' commemorating the founding of the school by John Whitson in 1634. As ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Tina Hepworth

Lost And Found In Bristol

Our family had returned to England at the very end of 1948 from a short overseas BOAC posting in Montreal. My father, a BOAC pilot, was due to begin training to fly Boeing ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by John Liles

Bristol, Christmas Steps Chippy And Madame Virtue 1960's

The family that ran this shop in the early 1960's were the Stefano family. I was at school with Peter Stefano who later took a pizza franchise ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol