Wimborne, The Minster, The Astronomical Clock 1886

Wimborne, The Minster, The Astronomical Clock 1886

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Memories of Wimborne Minster

Minster View

Looking at this photo it is amazing to remember that double-decker buses used to travel along here. I would travel in one from my home at Ferndown while attending Wimborne Grammar School (1945-51) and it always had ...Read full memory

The Crown Tap

My wife was born in the crown tap in 1959 her parents i believe were the last tennants of the pub. One of the stained glass windows was on display in the priest house musem.

Family Connections.

The lady standing on the bridge is my great grandmother Hannah Elton nee Churchill and the small boy her grandson, Cecil Henry Stickland, my uncle.  He became the verger at Christchurch Priory.  Hannah lived ...Read full memory

Langers Saddlery

As a child growing up in Bath, I remember walking across this bridge with my parents and being taken into the shop to meet my uncle Harry Langer who made us very welcome. I remember the smell of leather and the ...Read full memory

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History

The Minster Crypt 1886 There are many fine tombs within the Minster, including that of Saint Ethelred, a brother of Alfred, who was killed by the Danes in 873. John Beaufort, the grandfather of Henry VIII, lies buried nearby.

This is an excerpt from Dorset Photographic Memories, by John Bainbridge

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