Bath, Pulteney Bridge 1895

Memories of Bath


I would love to find friends from my time at La Sainte Union Convent, Pulteney Road, Bath. I was there from around 1950 to 1955, as near as I can remember! At that time I was Wendy Knight-Brisley, and it was the time of Bonzo, Sr Patricia Scamerton (Ignatius Maria) as any classmate will remember. (...Read full memory)

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 William died there in 1892, and on his death certificate it stated that he died at 24 Southgate Street. (...Read full memory)

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

Two Stone sculptured Lions were situated at the entrance steps of the Grand Pump Room Hotel before it was sadly demolished in 1958/59 during the so called "Rape of Bath". They were removed by Sparrows Crane Hire of Bath, Alf Sparrow and myself removed them to a builders yard at the rear of Bath Rugby Club's Main building, they (...Read full memory)

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