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Caption for Bristol, Park Street 1900: It was along here that the Philosophical and Literary Institution had its premises in the early years of the 19th century, and one of the first scientific lecturers was Humphrey Davy. Davy also belonged to the Bristol Library Society. Its members included Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey and William Wordsworth.

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Memories of Bristol

During my search of my family history, I have discovered that a brother of my gran (Annie Brown nee Shill) owned a shop on Denmark street, Bristol. He ran a hairdressing business from 1917-1930. It was near to the Hatchet Pub, on a corner of the street. When his business closed for reasons I have yet to find out, the shop (...Read full memory)

Visited my Grandson, who is at Bristol University - his last year. Never been to Bristol before and couldn't believe how many interesting sights there are to see. A City with so much history. Spent four exhausting days, full of amazing sights and history plus amazing Cathedral and Churches. Thanks to the Hop on Hop Off Bus. Doreen Josephine Hyner aged 80

Bristol's High Street scene of many strirring events in Bristol's history the heart of the city was destroyed and lost forever in 1940. As a city with docks and industry at its heart, Bristol was a natural target for German bombing during World War Two. The German Luftwaffe were able to trace a (...Read full memory)

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 pierced the town wall at intervals. St John's Gateway, originally one of these, is the only Bristol one to survive. Portcullis channels are still (...Read full memory)

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