Wimborne, The Minster, The Astronomical Clock 1886
Memories of Wimborne Minster
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.
In 1938 my mother walked this street with me and my brothers and sisters every week, to and from Cowgrove to visit my Grandmother, who lived in a row of cottages around the corner (coming from the Minster) ...Read full memory
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
I know this spot so well as almost every year for the last thirty years it has been a popular street corner to stage music and dance events at the annual Wimborne Folk Festival. You need to imagine that the ...Read full memory