Memories of Bristol

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

Driving Out Of Bristol

Centre of road, driving towards the camera in his brand new ivory Ford Consul Mk II reg. 441 AAE is my recently deceased father, Captain G.G.Liles of BOAC ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by John Liles

My Grandfather

My grandfather was born in Bristo,l he was Henry Fisher born 1900, his father was also Henry Fisher and was a master hairdresser, his mother was Lavinia. He had brothers Reginold and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Marilyn Heath

Victorian Horse Drawn Omnibus On The Park Street

This shows an early Victorian horse-drawn omnibus on the Park Street, Clifton, City Centre Bristol Zoo route. The fleet commenced with various horse ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Paul Townsend

Tennis Courts Portway Bristol

These Clifton Tennis Courts alongside Bristol's Portway road were built just after the road was opened. The new built Portway from Bristol to Avonmouth a very modern ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Paul Townsend

Bristol's Queen Square

Driving a major road through Queen Square. It is located in the historic heart of Bristol, just off Bristol's Floating Harbour, about half a kilometre south of the city's main ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Paul Townsend

St John's Gate Broad Street

St John's Gate in Broad Street in Bristol is the only surviving medieval city gateway, at one one time there were seven gates into the old city. Fortified gateways ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Paul Townsend

Eastville Park

Eastville Park swimming pool was built in 1905, and the lake in 1909, with the present boathouse dating from 1925. Since then, local road building has resulted in the loss of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bristol by Paul Townsend

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